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Manufacturing Manager (ESB)

Job title: Manufacturing Manager (ESB)
Contract type: Permanent
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: ESB-EQ-42350
Contact details: K.Mark
Contact email: Mark.Bateman@jac-recruitment.com
Job published: October 08, 2018 18:57

Our client is a global manufacturing company based in Rayong, seeking a Manufacturing Manager


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the working environment is always safe and activities conducted are safe.
  • Report incidents such as near miss, accident or equipment / property damage using the reporting system.
  • Participate and conduct routine safety audits and action issues identified promptly and reliably.
  • Lead and participate in departmental risk assessments.
  • Actively promote a risk elimination culture and encourage the reporting and investigation of incidents to ensure the operator's health and safety is considered at all times.
  •  With support manage return to work programs and injured employees who are off for periods of time.

Production Engineering

  •  Manage the team to apply manufacturing methods using Lean principles to stream line the manufacturing systems and processes.
  • Developing processes by applying best practice industrial engineering techniques to improve throughput, productivity and quality.
  • Experience in time and motion study, value stream analysis and product/process flow analysis is preferred.
  • Directing the team to work with Design engineering to clarify the design intent and make the part within the minimal time and within the quality specifications.
  • Work with the Production Manager to provide timely support to improve the production flow.
  • Direct the team to eliminate manual errors to progress towards first time right process design and implementation.
  • Manage the team to ensure system route timings are in line with the current practices.
  • Manage projects to implement work simplification and assembly mechanization/automation to eliminate and reduce non-value add waste activities.
  • Develop and lead a team of engineers to implement improvement projects throughout the value stream.

Collaboration & Standardization

  • Ensure effective communication between the global Manufacturing Engineering Department and the Thai Manufacturing Engineering Department.
  • Ensure Plant and Department standardization in working process and procedures to the Global standard.
  • Drive project collaboration for New Product/Process Development between Global and Thai Departments
  • Review and communicate projects and activities with Global Manufacturing Operations Manager & Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
  • Drive alignment of production process and documentation with Global Manufacturing Engineering Department.


  • Establish and facilitate quality feedback sessions in order to improve quality audits, installations and warranty.
  • Manage the introduction of change notes into production once released by Supply & Logistics.
  • Review and improve work practices to improve efficiency and product quality.

 Cost Management:

  • Manage and monitor the Department budget allocation.

 People Management

  • Drive a team orientated environment and co-operation with production staff.
  • Provide and facilitate training to staff that includes; the safe operation of the machine, manufacturing process, and ancillary equipment.
  • Mange approved flexible time and absenteeism for the Department.
  • Monitor and manage the performance of your staff.
  • Conduct effective employee relations by applying the company policies. Provide feedback to management about employee relations issues and or grievances.
  • Maintain an accurate and current skill profile of all personnel.

 Design & Data Management

  • Manage the manufacturing engineering database precisely so that the errors are kept to a minimum
  • Create policies and communicate MRP related information to internal stake holders
  • Ensure high level of data integrity is maintained to improve the accuracy of information
  • Coordinate and contribute positively to all the continuous improvement projects to achieve departmental goals and budgets.
  • Identify, document and plan action on kaizen projects
  • Identify bottleneck processes and define solutions.
  • Identify and plan the support material required to achieve quality in assembly.
  • Participate in cost saving activities to justify departmental objectives


  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing with  2-3 years in management
  • Proven ability to autonomously manage projects, prioritizing tasks and delivering within agreed time frame.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with internal and external customers.
  • Proven understanding of financial aspects relating to engineering and project cost management.
  • A detailed knowledge of mechanical manufacturing, production, and electrical processes.
  • Ability to comprehend the design principles and apply them to process engineering.
  • Proven skills in Microsoft Office applications particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to design using Siemens NX11 is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to design using Autodesk AutoCAD is desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to use and comprehend ERP or MRP systems.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills is a must.
  • Common understanding of routes and BOM structures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of problem solving techniques and root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop clear written documentation for internal customers.


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