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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

At Mego Employment, we are dedicated to matching talented individuals with leading companies across diverse industries.

We are thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

Our client is renowned for their commitment to excellence and precision, establishing them as a recognised leader in the industry.

Joining their team means you will have the opportunity to drive meaningful change and contribute to their ongoing success.

Role Overview:

As a Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will play a crucial role within our client's team, ensuring they fulfill business performance commitments to key stakeholders.

Your primary responsibility will involve overseeing the Manufacturing Engineering function across their site.

This includes defining and optimizing new products for release to manufacture post-design phase, managing cost improvement objectives, and offering essential technical support to the operational function.


  • Provide technical support to manufacturing for product/process design and functionality.

  • Foster collaborative relationships with Product Management and Engineering teams.

  • Supervise a team of ten individuals, offering guidance and support to ensure their success.

  • Implement LEAN and Continuous Improvement (CI) practices effectively.

  • Achieve labor and material cost reduction goals aligned with site objectives.

  • Initiate innovative cost reduction plans within existing processes.

  • Resolve manufacturing issues promptly to minimize product quality risks.

  • Support training initiatives and address corrective actions as required.

  • Establish and maintain best practice operational processes, particularly for clean rooms.

  • Assist Quality, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Managers in meeting customer needs.

  • Take ownership of collating and presenting Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) data, including yield and cycle times.

Personal Attributes:

  • Drive and Determination: Exhibit a strong work ethic and dedication to achieving goals, even in challenging circumstances.

  • Communication Skills: Effectively share ideas and information with colleagues, promoting clear understanding and collaboration.

  • Innovation & Creativity: Bring fresh perspectives and inventive solutions to problems, driving continuous improvement and adaptation.

  • Leadership: Inspire and motivate team members to excel, guiding them towards shared objectives with confidence and vision.

  • Safety, Quality, Compliance: Prioritize adherence to safety protocols, quality standards, and regulatory compliance to ensure personnel well-being and product integrity.

  • Problem Solving: Systematically address complex issues, identifying root causes and implementing effective solutions to overcome challenges and achieve objectives.


  • Engineering (Optics/Electronics/Mechanical/Software) Degree or equivalent preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 5+ years' experience in an engineering or manufacturing leadership role.

  • Essential experience in Lean Six Sigma and Lean Principles within volume manufacturing.

  • Proficiency in a manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated internal presentation skills.

  • Proven leadership abilities.

  • Innovation and Creativity.

If you're a motivated and experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager eager to tackle this thrilling challenge, apply now to be part of our client's esteemed team.