Engineering Production Manager Jobs

Engineering Production Managers plan, co-ordinate and control industrial processes. They ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently, that they are of the right quality, quantity, and cost and that they are produced on time, to the satisfaction of the customer at the right price.

The exact nature of the work for Engineering Production Managers will depend on the size of the employing organisation. However, it will almost certainly involve:

  • drawing up a production schedule
  • working out the human and materials resources needed
  • estimating how long a job will take, costing it, and setting the quality standards
  • monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed
  • supervising and motivating a team of workers

Typical Duties of an Engineering Production Manager 

At the pre-production stage, the Engineering Production Managers are responsible for the selection and design of equipment, the plant layout, materials handling and production planning (including demand forecasting, production scheduling and ordering of material).

During the production stage, responsibilities encompass production control (the sequencing of jobs, updating time schedules, etc), stock control, quality control, health and safety issues and the maintenance and replacement of production equipment. A large (and often understated) part of production management involves dealing with people, particularly those who work in your team.  You may be responsible for scheduling their work, disciplinary matters, identifying their training needs and progressing their career development.

Engineering Production Managers will generally be educated to a degree level and work their way up in the industry.

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  1. CNC Machinest

    Location: Kilmaurs

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Engineering Management

    Main duties
    - Ensure that all Company quality parameters and procedures are complied with and that all products manufactured meet the required standards and specifications
    - Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner in compliance with the company’s H & S Policy and procedures
    - Ensure the highest standard of ...

  2. Installation Engineer x 2

    Location: Stirling

    Salary: £23000 to £27000 p/a

    Category: Engineering Management

    Overall objectives of the job:
    To work on sites across Scotland to assist in the installation of moveable partition systems.
    Responsibilities:
    To safely complete works as instructed by the Site Supervisor or Site Engineer.To cut and prepare track support system for moveable partitions.To drill concrete or steelwork to ...

  3. Senior Electrical Engineer - Dalgety Bay

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    We currently have a full time vacancy at our clients site in Dalgety Bay, for a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    Main Job Responsibilities
    To oversee all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards ...

  4. CNC Turner/Fitter

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Workshop

    We have urgent vacancies for experienced CNC Manual Turners for our client in Ayrshire who are a market leader where the core business is repairs and overhauls.
    The successful candidates should have a good knowledge of CNC/Manual lathes and be competent at working within a team and individually.
    Experience ...

  5. CAD Technician

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Design/CAD/Drafting

    We are currently looking for an experienced CAD Technician to join our clients team in their busy Glasgow office.
    This is a full time role for which the post holder would be required to provide support on nominated projects promoting the use of efficient workflows on all phases of the ...

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