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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Head of Manufacturing Engineering


Job Description:

Our client, a leader in innovation and manufacturing excellence, is seeking a visionary Head of Manufacturing Engineering Manager. This role is perfect for a trailblazer with a robust technical background in electro-mechanical engineering, automation, and robotics, combined with exceptional management skills and a passion for driving business process and productivity improvements.


Key Responsibilities for the Head Of Manufacturing Engineering Manager:

  • Leadership and Vision:** Lead the Manufacturing Engineering (ME) and Automation teams, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • Process Improvement:** Drive business process and productivity improvements through the implementation of best-in-class manufacturing techniques.
  • Capacity and Capability:** Ensure manufacturing processes and equipment align with business Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) requirements.


Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager who has successfully implemented automated manufacturing processes into a business. Experience in the Aerospace, Defense, or Automotive industries is preferred.


What Our Client Offers:

  • Flexible/Hybrid Work Options:** Enjoy the freedom to balance your work and personal life with flexible working arrangements.
  • Compressed Work Week:** Option to work a compressed 4-day week.
  • Performance-Based Bonus:** Earn bonuses based on company performance.
  • Private Medical Insurance:** Comprehensive coverage for the employee, with the option to add family members at a cost.
  • Generous Leave:** 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, with the flexibility to buy or sell additional leave.
  • Pension Contribution:** Employer matching contributions up to 8%.
  • Employee Assistance Programme:** Access support for well-being.
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme:** Tailor benefits to suit individual needs.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme:** Promote a healthy lifestyle with the cycle to work initiative.



  • Strong technical background in electro-mechanical engineering, automation, and robotics.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or a related field; Master's preferred
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills.
  • Proven track record of driving process and productivity improvements.
  • Ability to ensure manufacturing processes and equipment meet business requirements.
  • Successful implementation of automated manufacturing processes in a business.
  • Preferred experience in Aerospace, Defense, or Automotive industries.


Apply Today for a confidential conversation.

If you are a visionary leader with a passion for excellence and innovation, we want to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career and make a significant impact in a dynamic and forward-thinking organization.


Join our client and shape the future of manufacturing engineering

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + Bonus

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing