Section Manager

Cordant Group PLC
United Kingdom
20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
28 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The ideal candidate will be a pro-active, self-confident and flexible individual, who uses their initiative to seek/generate ideas and opportunities and is prepared to take decisions and undertake direction. They will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to develop the team members to achieve, or exceed, the business plan performance expectations, in terms of Safety, Machine, Quality, Delivery and Cost within an ISO 18001, 14001, 9001 and TS14969 environment.

You will ideally possess a Degree/HND/HNC in Engineering and have a minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience, preferably gained within a highly regulated environment


The following list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks/shifts/working patterns as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post and meet the operational and business needs.

Ensure that consistent and standard working practices are carried out throughout the entire shift to achieve production requirements and ensure optimum efficiency standards are met.

Represents department at Quality, Environmental, H&S and Business improvement meetings

Successfully identify, implement and maintain Lean manufacturing tools like six sigma, kaizen, VMC, 5S, Standard work, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping, A3/8D, OEE etc.

Schedule production, analyse data and report daily operational performance

Managing and Coach the Team Leads to meet shift KPIs in Real Time and create/implement/monitor continuous improvement projects/department SOP's and meet Quality, TPM and OEE targets.

Manage manpower effectively and efficiently by assisting/recording the management of people, machinery, resources and overtime. ie TPM is initiated within the production areas.

Manages resources based on customer need in Real Time and take action where required

Manages Holiday bookings for peers and updates associated resource management systems

Undertake Company investigations, Returns to Work and disciplinary/grievance meetings

Ensure that consistent working practices and timely training is effective throughout the Production areas which warrant a continued improvement in manufacturing performance, quality and reflected with increased motivation of your team throughout the product flow.

Ensure health & safety, quality and environmental matters/KPI's are reached within the shift.

Create and assist in the design and implementation of a structured Business Improvement Plan to optimise factory performance, meet business/departmental strategy, objectives and needs

Contributes to the effectiveness of cross functional and transverse relationships through activity with peers, hierarchical Management and other internal/external stakeholders

Undertakes Internal/External Audits, Maintains Inventory/Stock, Plans improvements

Undertake appropriate training and projects to resolving complaints and product issues.

We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate extensive:

Experience of Project Management gained in a Lean manufacturing environment where problem solving/delivery of change initiatives and where your integral communication with varying stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external was apparent to encourage change.

Excellent motivational, operational and communication skills - written/Verbal/Computer (Microsoft Office, TMS and ERP applications)

To apply for this role please forward your CV jo (see below) or call jim.