Engineering Design Consultant @ Martini Engineering Ltd
Production Director @ Enterprise Bus Ltd
A degree qualified engineer with extensive experience in design / development / project management. Initially 7 years at Ford Motor Company, 15 years with Nissan, comprising 5 years at the Sunderland manufacturing facility followed by10 years at the NETC design engineering centre. During the next 4 years within the low volume bus and coach industry as Group
A degree qualified engineer with extensive experience in design / development / project management. Initially 7 years at Ford Motor Company, 15 years with Nissan, comprising 5 years at the Sunderland manufacturing facility followed by10 years at the NETC design engineering centre. During the next 4 years within the low volume bus and coach industry as Group Engineering Director responsible for all new product introduction / manufacturing and production engineering. Then 4 years in Hungary as Quality and Production Director of a specialised bus chassis manufacturer. I now provide specialist engineering contract consultancy services to industry.
Currently working as engineering manager in the manufacturing of aquatic tanks, filters and associated equipment at Evolution Aqua.
I am fully capable in all Microsoft office tools, Solid Edge CAD and conversant in current quality, manufacturing tools and processes.
Engineering Manager @ Responsible as engineering manager in the manufacturing of aquatic tanks, rotationally moulded filters and associated equipment. Role encompasses production parts quality, health and safety, production process improvements, management of machine installation and planned maintenance. Management of daily production, quality, process and ongoing production problem resolution with problem root cause analysis and solutions. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Wigan, United KingdomEngineering Design Consultant @ Working on innovative vehicle conversions and bespoke equipment installation into innovative low volume specialist car conversions and armoured vehicles at Millbrook Proving Ground as an engineering consultant of Martini Engineering Ltd. The role encompassed detail design and implementation, parts quality, problem solving and analysis. Guidance at suppliers for manufacturing control processes, critical dimension and material control, problem root cause analysis and solutions. From October 2010 to November 2014 (4 years 2 months) Production Director @ Manage daily production, quality, process and plan production schedules.
New, specialised low floor bus chassis, introduction to production
Introduction of production processes, establishment of production metrics / standards and introduction of kaizen techniques
Strategic sourcing and supply chain quality support for manufacturing.
Manufacturing rectification processes and sign offs
ISO accreditation implementation From September 2004 to May 2009 (4 years 9 months) HungaryEngineering Director @ Managed 150+ New Product Design and Current Model Engineers over 4 design and manufacturing sites within the UK. During this time:-
Leading the Company on new product and current product engineering
New acclaimed product range of buses developed and launched
Hybrid technology group developed for next generation low emission buses
Creation of specialist central technology group for new product design for manufacture.
Management of £7m+ annual design / development budget.
Team of over 150 engineering staff in 4 separate facilities supporting design and manufacturing From January 2000 to April 2004 (4 years 4 months) United KingdomManager Design and Project @ - Technical Marketing Manager – 2 years
- Design Manager for safety and interior trim / seating systems - 5 years.
- Project Manger for new passenger car development and introduction - 3 years
- Administration Manager for Homologation and Engineering Systems - 2 years.
- Design Manager for Trim and Electrical undertaking localization - 3 years From 1984 to 2000 (16 years) United Kingdom
BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Ordinary @ University of Paisley From 1973 to 1977 Ardrossan Academy From 1967 to 1972 Brian Snead is skilled in: Automotive, Process Improvement, Change Management, Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Management, Business Analysis, Negotiation, Customer Service, New Business Development, Program Management, Engineering, Product Development, Vehicles, Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Product Design
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