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Sr Manager, Manufacturing Engineering

Date: 13-Jul-2021

Location: Dundee, GB

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit www.doverfuelingsolutions.com. DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is a key appointment with Dover Fueling Solutions based at the company’s principle manufacturing site in Dundee, serving the EMEA region and beyond. Dover Fueling Solutions is a leading global provider of advanced customer-focused technologies, services and solutions in the fuel and retail convenience industries. The company is a fully integrated subsidiary of a Fortune 500 global corporation.

 

Operating from a significant site with c600 employees we have an excellent reputation for the innovation, quality and breadth of products, supplying a wide and demanding marketplace in which the requirements for world-class quality are ever present. The operation has enjoyed significant recent growth and has ambitious plans for the future.

 

The role carries responsibility for the leadership of the Manufacturing Engineering function working with a professional, experienced and highly focused team of engineers and technical specialists. The Company is committed to appoint a high caliber individual on an upward curve in their career who is capable of leading and motivating in a hands-on way an established manufacturing team.

 

This is a superb career opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager within a dynamic, growing global corporation. The Company is committed to employee fulfilment, inclusion, diversity and wellness and the prospects for you to move into either a senior operations role or a larger divisional role are very real.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

As Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will have the vision and creativity to ensure a strong working relationship with your colleagues in quality, engineering and commercial functions whilst simultaneously ensuring that longer term manufacturing and business goals are achieved. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will be responsible for the overall performance, development of manufacturing technical resources and capability (both equipment and personnel), ensuring compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements.

 

This will include responsibility for:

  • Sustaining Engineering: Support of current business to develop and deliver response capability that maintains optimal performance of current product and manufacturing processes. Ensuring capability to meet hourly, daily and weekly output targets in an environment of rapid changes to customer demand.
  • Continuous Improvement: Generation and delivery of Operational Excellence and Kaizen capability into the manufacturing function
    • Development and deployment of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity improvements into the manufacturing function.
    • Realization of productivity gains through deployment of process design, OEE, statistical analysis and problem-solving techniques.
  • New Product Introduction: Contributing through a concurrent product development process, ensure all aspects of the function relating to the development and introduction of product and process effectively contribute to delivering against business strategy, Operational Excellence standards and regulatory compliance.

 

 

Candidate Experience and Qualification:

Experience gained in world-class manufacturing business; progression will have seen you grow through operations and into a manufacturing leadership position.

 

  • Degree level of Engineering or related manufacturing engineering qualification
  • Demonstrated success in a manufacturing/production management position
  • Significant experience in driving Operational Excellence in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lead with humility and deploy a coaching style
  • Record of developing organizational design including team structures and positioning talent
  • Success in developing people through talent assessment and gap analysis
  • Success as a Project Manager, certification (e.g. Prince2) would be an advantage
  • Record of establishing and developing procedural frameworks with a strong belief in process adherence
  • Ability to develop and nurture cross-functional relationships matched to critical thinking
  • Strength and credibility in influencing Senior Leadership to shape strategic direction
  • Value voice of customer (internal and external), capture opportunities and drive related improvements
  • Cultural awareness of interactions with EMEA and global partners

NOTE: Only candidates with recognised EU / UK working rights will be considered for these roles.


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