Cobham is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to provide resources to
assist the Value Streams with the capability to produce product safely to the
required specification, cost, quality, and timescales. In addition, the
Manufacturing Engineering manager will oversee the work activities associated
with the development, implementation, and maintenance of manufacturing methods,
processes and activities.
You will co-ordinate process and manufacturing engineering participation in the
Cobham Lifecycle Management process to successfully introduce new products into
production; Participating in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute
quality and manufacturing requirements and considerations as well as manage and
facilitate all process engineering activities associated with keeping all
relevant manufacturing areas in value added work, and to promote best practice
and methodologies in accordance with agreed business plans.
Provide leadership for the day to day direction of
the manufacturing engineering team
Promote quality achievement and performance
improvement throughout the organization
Oversee the activities associated with developing
new or modified process formulation, defining processing or handling equipment
requirements and specifications, and reviewing process techniques and methods
applied in the manufacture, fabrication and evaluation of products.
Conceive and plan projects involving definition and
selection of new concepts, equipment automation technology and approaches in
the processing development of new or improved processes.
Facilitate robust, cost efficient, safe
manufacturing processes and product structures consistent with standard methods
of work utilizing lean manufacturing principles.
Be aware of process constraints and provide
solutions as appropriate
Promote a structured approach to root cause problem
solving where quality, cost or delivery are substandard as a result of process
definition or capability
Identify and define methods and practices to reduce
Manage departmental and capital budgets
Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure
the efficient operation of the function
Coach, counsel, mentor
and provide developmental opportunities and job assignments to enhance employee
performance and expand capabilities. Provides on-going developmental feedback.
Recognize contributions of individuals and teams to improve employee
satisfaction and retain a skilled and motivated workforce.
project or operational goals, objectives and related metrics to ensure
alignment with Company vision/strategy. Measure progress, making adjustments as
needed. Hold direct reports accountable for achieving goals. Achieve goals for
productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.
and relationships with internal customers, stakeholders, peers and direct
messages to facilitate the accomplishment of workgroup, project or process
goals. Proactively communicate with employees, peers (e.g., fellow managers)
and customers. Keep others informed by communicating project status, conducting
and participating in team meetings, providing presentations and listening to
employee concerns and suggestions. Communicate policies and directives to
enhance employee awareness of expectations.
Bachelor’s in Mechanical, Industrial, Process,
Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering
10 years process manufacturing experience
Must be eligible to
acquire a government security investigation and must meet the eligibility
requirements for access to classified information and obtain security clearance
years process manufacturing experience within the DoD, Aerospace, electronic
component or electro-mechanical components field
years supervising/managing groups of up to 10 professional employees
manufacturing practitioner expertise
Team facilitation and leadership (Lean and Root
Cause Problem Solving) expertise