Manufacturing Excellence & Engineering Manager

Location: Kingsgrove, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Stephen Montague

Our client is a real Australian success story. They've been growing rapidly over the last number of years and have experienced a 35% increase in their product volumes, within the last 12 months.

As part of this continued growth, they are seeking to recruit a Manufacturing Excellence & Engineering Lead to oversee the development and execution of several initiatives relating to their manufacturing capability.

The Role

Managing a team of two, you will lead the development and execution of a C.I. / LEAN Manufacturing program. This will include the design of the program, as well as partnering with their overseas manufacturing leadership teams to execute the programs of work.

You'll also lead the introduction of new automation into the manufacturing footprint. Both factories are in Asia and you'll be required to oversee the capital engineering program, with some travel required to the region. This will involve equipment selection, project management of delivery and development of ongoing asset care programs for the equipment. There is a particular focus on ABB 6 Axis Robotic Equipment.

The Candidate

You will be tertiary qualified in Engineering, preferably Electrical or Mechatronics, with excellent experience in both C.I. / Lean Management, as well as Capital Engineering.

You'll have worked within the broader Consumer Goods industry and experience in a 'Make to Order' environment is critical.

Prior experience with ABB 6 Axis Robotics would be also be preferred, along with an ability to hit the ground running and work in a fast-paced, growing environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a real Australian success story, as it continues its expansion locally and overseas.

Please Note: Once international travel safely resumes, travelling to Asia will be required as part of this role. The frequency being approximately two out of every eight weeks.

Please apply via the appropriate link or email your resume