Manufacturing And Cadcam Manager

  • Competitive Salary
  • Ashford, Kent

Manufacturing and CADCAM Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager with experience in production and engineering design to join our team to assist in driving the company growth forward into the future.

The duties and responsibilities of the role are as follows:

Ensuring day to day production operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner at all times

Management of the manufacturing team consisting of a Team Leader and 14 multi-skilled operators

Production and resource planning to ensure achievement of the sales order plan. Produce daily production plan

Develop skill set of manufacturing team

Identify and implement projects to improve productivity and product quality

Occasionally produce 2D CAD drawings for product customer approval

Check CADCAM drawings/programs as required

Troubleshoot problems to achieve quick and effective resolution – mechanical, electrical, instrumentation.

Provide advice and support to the Team Leader and operators as required

Act as a ‘centre of knowledge’ relating to sheet metal fabrication techniques and processes

Where necessary investigate customer complaints, implement fixes and feedback to customer

Implementation of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and arranging both routine and breakdown maintenance

To make and impact and be successful within this role the candidate should be able to demonstrate examples of the following:

Sheet metal manufacturing management/leadership experience with an emphasis on stainless steel

CADCAM skills (minimum 2D)

Implementation of improvement projects and the outcome

Production and resource planning in a just-in-time environment


Good Excel skills and able to create simple ‘programmes/modules’ to improve operations

This role requires the successful candidate to be engaged and involved in the day to day manufacturing activities. He/she works with the Sales and Supply Chain Operations Manager to ensure effective operation of the business and execution of the Sales Order Plan. This role and the Sales and Supply Chain Operations Manager role effectively run the business and therefore the candidate must be a self starter who requires minimal guidance and support. The role reports to the Managing Director. The business operates on short lead times with very limited forward order book visibility hence the successful candidate should enjoy working, at times, under pressure to deliver exceptional results.

A competitive salary is offered.

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