Product Stream Technical Lead
My client is a leading manufacturing based in Kings Lynn. Due to continuous expansion they are seeking a Product Stream Technical Lead.
The objective of the role is to lead the Product Stream technical objectives delivery encompassing life cycle management in moulding, tooling and automation.
You will have overall product stream technical responsibility from concept to industrialisation of equipment ensuring adherence to operational objectives and cost models and compliance to regulatory, statutory, quality and company processes, policies and procedures whilst supporting customer focus and requirements
Main Duties include:
Identify current and future technical needs whilst utilising proficient resource (People, equipment and time) to ensure that the product stream operates at its optimum level (Rate of Production) in order to meet with customer fulfilment requirements (OTIF) and cost of production targets.
Facilitate Commercial / customer rules of engagement in relation to capital investment and asset management
Accountability to report, monitor and control all technical commitments
Maintain and manage Customer assets and support Technical development with both suppliers and customers to ensure optimum Operational Asset performance
Establish and develop initiatives to deliver Continuous Improvement and cost saving projects
Propose and detail Capital Expenditure initiatives on plant and equipment to improve and maintain business performance (Value circa £10k - £2000k).
Develop effective communications with Automation, Moulding, Tooling & engineering suppliers, specialists and internal / external customers to ensure that technical needs are met and understood.
Operate in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, departmental procedures, company policy and cGMP
Develop and lead a partnership approach with company operations support functions to ensure that cross functional collaboration is maximised
Audit product stream handover form NPI, peer approver on the product design transfer.
The ideal candidate hold a Degree level or equivalent in a relevant process/production engineering discipline and will be a credible role model and influencer demonstrating leadership qualities with a high level of initiative, good communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent client interfacing experience and some commercial exposure would also be advantageous as well as Project Management and Maintenance Planning knowledge
Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Engineering Recruitment Company based in Norfolk