WFEL Careers

WFEL has long been a pioneer of engineering excellence and innovation across the Defence sector, for both Land and Air based solutions. As an established leader in tactical military bridging, supplying gap-crossing solutions across the world for over four decades and a key partner in the UK MoD’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme, WFEL is justifiably proud of its strong heritage and highest quality engineering solutions.

As a trusted partner to our Military customers around the globe, our employees are the heart of our company. We have a skilled and experienced workforce dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of the business, from Engineering to Project Management, Business Support to Operations.

We are now embarking on an exciting new Armoured Vehicle contract for the UK MoD, so we're looking for yet more talented and motivated individuals to work from our North West Engineering Centre of Excellence in a wide range of career opportunities.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your CV, together with a covering letter detailing your area of interest, to: careers@wfel.com No Agencies please.

WFEL has CURRENT VACANCIES for Manufacturing Manager and Manufacturing Supervisor:

Manufacturing Manager

*To lead the Manufacturing Team to safely ensure the on-time delivery of finished products at correct quality and cost. To champion continuous improvement in all activities and areas of responsibility.

*To deliver products on time, to cost and at levels of quality compliant with programme demands.

*To manage production in accordance with the Company’s Environmental, Health and Safety policies, lead SHE activities in area of responsibility

*To manage the competency, capability and capacity of manufacturing team to ensure delivery of programme requirements. To oversee manufacturing supervisor’s management of recruitment, employee relations, training and control of operations staff

*To compile production plans to maximise labour efficiency in meeting customer requirements.

*Represent manufacturing in the Sales and Operations planning process.

*To manage all KPI’s and report trends, analyse and pareto to establish improvement actions in line with business targets.

*Must have Manufacturing/ Production Management experience. Engineering Discipline would be an advantage

*Excellent organisational skills, structured Problem-Solving skills, able to Communicate at all levels

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please

Manufacturing Supervisor

*To lead and Supervise manufacturing operations team to safely ensure the on-time delivery of finished products at correct quality and cost. To champion continuous improvement in all activities and areas of responsibility.

*To manage your team to deliver products on time, to cost and at levels of quality compliant with programme demands.

*To ensure your team operate in accordance with the Company’s, Health Environmental and Safety policies, lead SHE activities in your area

*Follow the Quality System and Manufacturing Procedures.

*To maintain the competency, capability and capacity of the manufacturing team to ensure delivery of programme requirements

*To manage local KPI’s analyse and establish improvement actions in line with business targets.

*Manage consumable items within cost targets.

*Reports on team performance to production manager. Recruitment of staff, training and development. All employee relations activities.

*Manufacturing/Production Supervisor experience, Engineering Discipline would be an advantage.

*Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills, Problem Solving Abilities

*Ability to Work and Make Decisions Under Pressure, Compassion

*Time Management Skills, Computer Literacy, People Person, Ability to Work as Part of a Team

*Must be available for a training/development secondment in Hamburg, Germany, for 3-6months

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please


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