Production / Manufacturing Manager

Reference Number: DJLPM12741

Location: London

Salary: £50k - £60k

Specialism: Engineering & Technical

Posted: 11/01/2016

 About the Company;

Ripe4 is pleased to present you with a unique opportunity to work with an award winning SME and future automotive industry leader, based in London.

The role of Production Director will see you take the helm in establishing this company’s internal production capacity, designing, purchasing, installing and generally setting up their pilot production line for Lithium Ion batteries. As well as this the position has responsibility for their outsourced manufacturing and quality with scope to build your own team from the ground up.

About the Production Director position;

·         Design and build of the company’s internal assembly line for their battery pack technology (highly automated) – including specifying of new machinery and tooling

·         Management of outsourced mechanical assembly through sub-contractors

·         Work with all areas of the business to implement and maintain robust quality control procedures including ISO9001

·         Recruitment and management of production team

About you;

·         5 years of experience in a management function (operations, manufacturing or production) preferably in automotive (even more so in battery manufacture)

·         Prior experience of pilot assembly line set up, or at least improvement, in a high technology environment

·         Has managed outsourced manufacturing through sub-contractors, as well as auditing of the aforementioned suppliers

·         Knowledge of ISO 9001/TS 16949 standards

·         Degree qualification in an Engineering Discipline (Manufacturing Systems, Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical etc)


You will receive a highly competitive salary paying depending on experience and excellent company benefits.

For more information about this exciting Production Director opportunity or to apply send your CV now!


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