Engineering Production Manager

We are recruiting for an experienced Production Manager for a long established aerospace engineering company in Durham.

The company has a long and established reputation for customer excellence in the supply of complex, quality critical precision machined components and related assemblies.

Responsibilities:   Responsible for issuing, updating and controlling RFQs received by the company.

  • Ensure RFQ requirements are fully reviewed with complex engineering drawings fully understood
  • Prepare detailed customer responses in accordance with all requirements into a formal customer quotation.
  • Create and propose manufacturing processes / routings with accurate machining times/processes
  • Review past job data and revise as appropriate to meet changed criteria.
  • Ensure all relevant KPIs are met for Purchase Orders, receipt turnaround times etc.
  • Liaise direct with the customer on queries, points of detail, time expectations etc.
  • Liaise with and obtain prices for all third party costs and services
  • Internal liaison with all relevant personnel principally Business Development, Engineering and Production.

Key Skills and Experience:


  • Experience of small batch manufacture within an AS9100 CNC Precision Machining Environment or similar quality environment
  • Strong engineering ability with regards to drawings, manufacturing methods
  • Proven track record of estimating and quote production in a similar role.
  • Appropriate technical machining knowledge with experience in machining a variety of material types.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft suite of products.
  • Experience of treatments and coatings

Hours:     Monday to Thursday 7:45am- 4:30pm and Friday 7:45am- 12:45pm (38 hours per week)

Salary:    £55k to £60k per annum

What can you expect in return?

  • Free life assurance
  • 33 days holiday
  • Onsite parking
  • Pension

To apply for this excellent opportunity please apply now with your latest CV and we will be in touch in due course.


Job Title: Engineering Production Manager
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