Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Weir Minerals
22 May 2018
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed! Weir Minerals have an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our team based in Todmorden. We are offering the successful candidate a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

Weir Minerals Europe is part of the Weir Group plc, the business has been established for over 100 years and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of pumps, valves, cyclones, vibrating screen machines, crushers and other associated equipment for the mining and minerals processing industries. The company has seen significant sustained revenue growth with output rising from £31million to circa £135 million within the last 6 years. Based in the North West of England we are a well-established company that is growing year on year. Our organisation currently has 800 employees throughout Europe with over 400 based in Todmorden, which sits on the edge of both Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within WME Operations team for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

The Role

As part of the Operations team the Manufacturing Engineering Manager will work within a lean manufacturing production system and strongly focus on people, quality, velocity and cost.

Key responsibilities as our Manufacturing Engineering Manager:


- All Manufacturing Engineering activities within the local Business.

- To manage the deployment and effectiveness of all Technical and Manufacturing Engineering personnel.

- Ensuring that competent Manufacturing Engineers accurately convert the design intent into clear manufacturing instructions.   Including the management of all operational routings and standard work.

- Acting as a focal point for Manufacturing Engineering and Quality issues relating to the manufacture of product.

- Development and enhancement of the manufacturing process.

- Establishing capacity for all operational areas and working with the S&OP process to flex this capacity as required.

- The production of manufacturing NC programmes.


- Ensure compliance with all health and safety, security, system access and data protection policies.

- Responsible for instilling a motivated, successful culture through effective leadership.

- Ensure that all employees in the area are managed in line with WME policies and that there are effective processes in place to deliver and monitor development opportunities through training and coaching.

- Develop direct reports through the use of 1-2-1 meetings, coaching, objective setting, targets, appraisals, and training and performance management.


- Assures that the certification processes within the business are adequately defined, accurate, credible, robust and consistently applied.

- Ensuring engineering integrity of bills of material and configuration control.

- Support all continuous improvement activity.

- Management of Manufacturing Engineering data integrity audits, checks and cleansing.


- Working with Operations to remove cost from the manufacturing processes in order to ensure margin maximization.

- Management of CAPEX budget for Operations team.

- Management of the delegated budget.

Our ideal Manufacturing Engineering Manager:

- Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

- Significant previous experience in an engineering manufacturing environment.

- Proven track record of success

- Managing change in busy manufacturing facility

- Significant people & project management experience – able to get results through people

- Significant previous experience in an engineering manufacturing environment.

In return we offer the following salary and benefits:

- Competitive

- 25 days holiday plus Bank Holiday

- Employee Benefits Scheme

- Pension Scheme

- Free parking onsite

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Manufacturing Engineering Manager.