Manufacturing General Manager

Factory – Manufacturing /
Permanent /
Who are CloudNC?
CloudNC's mission is to make single-click manufacturing a reality.

We build software that automates control of CNC machines - metalcutting robots that make >$1Trn of components every year, for anything from aircraft to iPhones to cars.

Worldwide over 100 million hours are spent painstakingly programming these incredible machines by hand every year, and we believe this is a colossal waste of human time and talent in an industry already facing an existential skills crisis. Our software, CAM Assist, brings one-click automation to CNC machining.

Our world-class team, with tier 1 financial backers including Atomico, Autodesk and Lockheed Martin, combines expertise in computer science and physical manufacturing, from our locations in London and Chelmsford.

We are scaling from Series B to C at pace and are fully funded for this growth.

What's it like to work together?

We're an ambitious company, building a fast-paced factory to give our customers the best experience. We're a progressive team in our Chelmsford factory focused on continuous improvement, and collaborating extensively with our software engineering teams to develop the factory of the future.

Our team compromises of people that are naturally curious, thrive on problem-solving, collaborate to solve complex problems and most importantly believe in our mission.

The success of CloudNC is a result of diversity of thought.  We recognise this comes from people truly belonging.  We encourage different perspectives and skills to collaborate towards our mission - disrupting the manufacturing industry.

What you'll be doing...

As our Manufacturing General Manager, you'll be responsible for overall plant performance, ensuring alignment with our commercial and operational objectives. Measured through profit, no loss! You will champion our vision for a world-class facility powered by our own cutting-edge technology. Reporting directly to the VP of Operations, you'll play a pivotal role in enabling our growth trajectory and delivering operational excellence.

We're a match if you are...

Ideally, you will be a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with experience within the precision engineering industry.   Knowledge of multiple industry sectors is required, such as Aerospace and Automotive, with a good knowledge of New Product/Process Introduction across a mix of prototype and low-volume environments.

You have significant manufacturing leadership experience with full P&L accountability, working towards our company's strategic objectives.  You will be responsible for delivering Operational Excellence supported by technology-enablement, therefore a technology mindset is critical to provide our customers with an exceptional experience.   

The deployment of CloudNC technology into daily operations is crucial, your leadership behaviors must be inspiring, and motivating with the ability to lead change.  The role will require regular interface with our Technology Team to develop deployment plans and feedback loops to support the ongoing development of our innovations.  

You will have In-depth knowledge of current Health and Safety, Environmental and Employment Laws and best practice application of these within a manufacturing environment is crucial, including experience of audits.  

Our technology is based around the programming of CNC machines and associated factory automation, you must have a good working knowledge of CAM programming, and previous experience of using packages such as MasterCam, Siemens NX and Fusion is crucial.  

Experience with engineering drawings and technical information to make informed decisions is crucial, as well as the ability to analyse, interpret and present data at a high standard.

What you will receive…

    • Competitive Salary
    • Stock Options!
    • Private Healthcare
    • Pension
    • 28 Days Annual Leave - (excluding Bank Holidays)
    • Enhanced parental leave
    • Monthly Lunches
    • Team Socials
    • ThanksBen Benefit - £50 per month

Equal Opportunities Statement
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, valuing individuality and embracing all people. The success of CloudNC is a result of diversity of thought. We recognise this comes from people truly belonging. We encourage different perspectives and skills to collaborate towards our mission - disrupting the manufacturing industry. We celebrate diversity and continually improve our inclusivity efforts.