Design Reality

Production/Engineering Manager

About us

Design Reality is a leading Product Design agency founded in 2000.  Based in the heart of North Wales we work across a wide range of sectors including Industrial, Medical and Consumer.

To support the ongoing growth of the business we’re looking for a Production/Engineering Manager to join our team.

Role Summary

The Production/Engineering Manager is required to help commission, manage and run a small production facility from the ground up in North Wales.

Main responsibilities

This opportunity requires strong problem-solving skills and effective time management/multi-tasking ability to select an appropriate premises, development ideas and implement the installation of a product line, select appropriate equipment, build a production team and ultimately run the facility.


Recognised Engineering Degree or equivalent and subsequent experience in Product manufacturing.

Strong mechanical/engineering background with electrical multi-skilled experience.

Either prepare or help instruct on plant and cell layouts, specifications, drawings, sketches of machinery. Estimate manufacturing costs. Ensure adherence to safety rules and practices.

Draw up capital project proposals and feasibility studies, and ensure, where approved, purchasing, installation and commissioning are delivered within the agreed success criteria using the latest technology and planning techniques.

Proven experience with budgetary control whilst leading and delivering engineering services and complex projects from site extensions to manufacturing kit installations

Superb people management skills with the ability to lead a cross functional and multi skilled Engineering Team, developing a high performance and service-oriented culture

Previous experience in the production of certified PPE products is advantageous but not essential.

Six Sigma techniques would be advantageous.

Additional information:

Salary £32-£35K

This is a full-time position based in North Wales.

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