Manufacturing and Installations Manager
Manc..., Manchester , UK
4d ago

Job Description

The Manchester site of Brooks Automation designs, develops, manufactures, installs and services automated sample management systems for major pharmaceutical and bio-pharma companies around the world.

Additionally, the site provides a range of Consumables and Instrumentation (C&I) and software platforms to support the full lifecycle of sample management.

The Company is currently looking to recruit an experienced and professional Manufacturing & Installations Manager for its Automated Refrigerated Stores business unit.

Responsibilities :

The Manufacturing & Installation Manger leads production activities on site in addition to field installation around the world.

Also overseas facility Maintenance with the following key responsibilities :

  • Through a team of supervisors, lead the day to day activities of a team of Mechanical & Electrical technicians and Assembly Operators.
  • These are engaged in the manufacture of a number of customer projects, either in preparation for a customer Factory Acceptance Test (cFAT) or for direct shipment and installation at a customer site.

  • Manages and coordinates resources to support system installations worldwide.
  • Reviews manufacturing and installation workload, adjusting capacity accordingly where necessary, and ensuring sufficient resources.
  • Develops reporting mechanisms and provides the necessary information to the commercial and project teams during the project lifecycle.
  • Assess infrastructure requirements and works to ensure these are in place to support production requirements.
  • Reviews and approves Manufacturing and Installation content of new customer quotations.
  • Supports New Product Development (NPD) opportunities.
  • Supports tool down’ situations at existing customer sites.
  • Represents the Manufacturing department during customer visits.
  • Developing systems and procedures to support ongoing ISO 9001 certification.
  • There are a number of key initiatives that the company is looking for the Manufacturing & Installation Manager to drive forward. These include :

  • Development of a culture with a strong focus on operational safety.
  • Drive productivity improvements at the Manchester site and on field installations.
  • Driving MRP utilization as the primary tool for managing the business.
  • Developing metrics and driving a culture of on-time in-full delivery.
  • Leading a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement.
  • Skill Profile :

  • Bachelor (Hons) degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • Member of a recognised engineering institution and a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Experienced in managing within an MRP II environment and possess sufficient depth of understanding to comprehend day to day issues that arise and provide the necessary leadership in driving solutions.
  • Experience in working within and ETO, or configurable product manufacturing environment. Relatively low throughput high value.
  • Holds a recognised health and safety qualification (IOSH, NEBOSH or equivalent)
  • Competent in the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • A recognised qualification in Continuous Improvement preferred.
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