Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Integrated Assemblies

Job Reference: GTL-2019-05-104

Location: Belgium


Our client is an important Belgian company specialized in aeronautical constructions and active in the design, manufacture and testing of large structural elements and electromechanical systems of high technology. They are looking for talented employees who want to invest in a dynamic and innovative company.

The Business Unit ‘Integrated Assemblies’ is looking to reinforce their Manufacturing Engineering department


Task & Responsibilities

  • Manages ME resources and provides leadership at ME level
  • Plans the overall activities and leads the team
    • Responsible for the year plan/ budget cycle
    • Coaches, develops, evaluates and leads team members
    • Develops ME project priorities
    • Maintains and follows-up all ongoing ME projects
  • Oversees the development and implementation of manufacturing processes to maintain proper product functionality as well as cost efficiency
  • Responsible for the development of equipment to help in the manufacturing process (production tooling)
  • Reviews, evaluates and implements engineering changes and specification requirements
  • Coordinates with his team the realisation of Research &Technology projects assigned to the BU
  • Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility
  • Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments
  • Supports the technical quotes for new parts, assemblies and modifications
  • Leads a team of 6 FTE’s responsible for machine tooling and consumables


Qualifications and Skills :

  • MSc in engineering (electro mechanics or mechanics) with minimum 10 years relevant experience in production, engineering and/or manufacturing engineering
  • A good knowledge of machining of parts and CNC programming
  • A good knowledge of assembly and the automation of processes
  • Mastering Dutch/French/English is desirable
  • Familiar with the principles of an ERP system
  • People manager
  • Analytic personality
  • Data driven mindset
  • Empowered and able to launch activities independently