Michael Page -Engineering & Manufacturing Loughborough, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
Jan 24, 2017Full time
My client is a leading engineering company providing specialist services and solutions into the aerospace and defence industry. They are now looking for both an interim and permanent Shift Manager to take control of the Production team and transform the environment. Client Details My client is a leading global materials manufacturer offering specialist engineering solutions into the aerospace, defence and automotive industry. With sites in America, Japan, Europe and across the UK, my client has experienced a significant amount of growth over the previous 5 years and are now looking to increase the head count within their management team to support this. My client are looking for both an interim and permanent Shift Manager to join their team. Description Reporting into the Production Manager, the successful Shift Manager will be accountable for all shift reporting and performance - managing personnel, production and facilities to do so. Responsibilities will include: - Providing leadership and support to the production team in order to achieve defined business targets - Responsible for the coordination and safe delivery of the day to day operations - Use KPI's and data to measure and drive operational performance on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis - Ensure all scrap and cost reduction activities are driven to completion on time - Produce production plans and schedules to achieve project and business objectives - Effective control of manpower, allocated overheads, and materials to achieve budget and forecast - Actively involved in leading and promoting continuous improvement activities to increase productivity and efficiency. - Lead daily briefings and production meetings and instruct staff to meet production targets - Compliance with Health and Safety, Quality, Environmental and any other relevant legislation - Ensure the effective management of the training and maintenance of staff competences. Profile To apply for either this interim or permanent Shift Manager position you will be: - Educated to HNC/HND level or equivalent is preferred - A minimum of 5 years experience within a Managerial role in a production environment - Experienced in leading teams of a minimum of 40 people - A minimum of 8 years within general manufacturing - Have a proven track record in man management - Hold a proven track record in improving and driving KPI's, waste reduction, time/money saved - Be passionate about lean and continuous improvement methodologies, with a problem solving approach and a 'can do' attitude towards implementing changes. Job Offer A competitive salary/day rate is on offer for the successful interim and permanent applicant.