Head of Advanced Manufacturing

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  • £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
  • Posted 31 days ago

Head of Advanced Manufacturing

Location: London (North), UK.


Automation is everywhere now and whilst some are adopting some of the more traditional styles of automation, others are innovating and coming up with new ideas. Our client, who are still very much in their infancy (yet have significant financial backing and support behind them) are looking to develop a new production line to meet future demands of their innovative electronic product.

As a result of this, they are looking to appoint a Head of Advanced Manufacturing to join their creative and close-knit team. This person will be play a key part in the development of the team, the engineering processes and also the creation of this new production line. You will be responsible for overseeing designs of control systems and mechanical aspects, as well as leverage your knowledge/experience of working within a smaller company (high volume manufacturing) business.

Ideally, your career will have progressed from a hands-on controls engineer, PLC programmer or mechatronics engineer and have moved in to a multi-functional role, leading a small team, and with an entrepreneurial mindset.

About you:

* Ideally degree educated within an engineering skill set – e.g. mechanical, electrical, software, electronics.
* A proven background working within a smaller company environment where you’ve led the development of bespoke automated machines.
* It would be beneficial if you have used your skills/experience to play a part in securing funding from investors.
* A good knowledge of current PLC platforms would be beneficial.
* Have experience working on an innovative product or cutting-edge automation.


* Attractive salary on offer.
* Office may look to relocate to Hertfordshire/Buckinghamshire (outskirts of M25 motorway) within 2 years.

For further information, please click apply of reach out to Ben Wiggins at Talos Automation to discuss further.

Talos is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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