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Manufracturing Engineer


Portadown, Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon



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Job Description


Joining McMullen Facades Limited, working directly for the Factory Manager. The role will be focused in the main working with the production and supply chain teams.


You will be responsible for the co-ordination of improvement activities within Operations, using a results-driven approach. You will work with the production and business improvement teams to implement and sustain Lean Manufacturing methodologies within the Production environment. The ability to engage with key stakeholders will be critical. You will provide leadership within improvement projects using established company methodologies in response to identified performance gaps.


The post holder will:

  1. Analyse and report on equipment efficiency


  1. Support, train and mentor Operations to help to provide accurate Production, Machining and Stores process times


  1. Lead improvement projects


  1. Coach and mentor employees on Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques, focused on zero shortages, improved flow and efficiency


  1. Ensure new and existing processes and procedures are sustained


  1. Investigate equipment options to increase process improvement and automation, and manage projects for implementation of the same


  1. Assist in the implementation of our ERP system


  1. Work with equipment suppliers and factory management to introduce and manage preventative maintenance campaigns


  1. Complete other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with the jobholder’s level in the company



Other Responsibilities

  • Lead by example in driving a culture of health, safety and welfare.

























Degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline is preferred




Masters degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline


Six Sigma Green Belt or above





5 Years’ manufacturing experience gained in a similar role.


Experience in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing initiatives




Experience in materials movement automation


Experience in aluminium/glass fabrication


Experience in Project Management




Key Skills


Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook


Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)


Demonstrated analytical skills


High level of attention to detail




Coaching and Mentoring


Proficiency in AutoCAD



Core Values



Contributes towards an environment of mutual respect

Has an awareness of the impact their decisions may have on others

Learns from experience

Recognises own limitations and seeks advice and guidance accordingly




Listens, questions and clarifies information and instructions

Produces accurate and professional communication both internally and externally


Manages own time and completes multiple tasks/assignments with potentially competing deadlines



Understands how their role links and contributes to business objectives

Personal interests and values are congruent with those of the company

Identifies and communicates obstacles which may have an impact on the region or company



Develops professional working relationship with all stakeholders

Keep relevant parties informed of office procedures both verbally and through written reports





Knows when to ask for support and advice from colleagues

High standard of numeracy, oral and written communication skills

High level of accuracy in work undertaken





Assists in the generation of new ideas and approaches

With others, takes responsibility for improvements within own remit



People and Community


Is a positive influence over team/office morale

Is an active participant in meetings

Offers assistance to others

Develops an awareness of the impact of projects may have on the community