Machine Shop Manager

Equals One
Leeds, West Yorkshire
21 Dec 2017
18 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Machine Shop Manager

Salary: £30k - £35k dependant on experience

Permanent - 39 Hours per week

Leeds LS10, West Yorkshire

We are the market leader in the hotel furniture manufacturing industry, working with clients such as Hilton, Sheraton, Holiday Inn & Crowne Plaza. We have a 45,000 square foot factory just 10 minutes from Leeds City Centre where we make high/specification, bespoke hotel casegood / cabinet furniture. The pride and ability demonstrated by our workforce allows us to maintain a strong order book and drives forward our excellent reputation.

Due to continued expansion and growth in our business, we are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic, driven and motivated machine shop manager.

Duties will include:-

·Management and development of the team

·Manage and optimise the performance of the department and its production capabilities

·Progress chasing orders against, planning/delivery schedule & problem solving

·Ensuring safe working practices, including use of appropriate PPE

·Be pro-active in seeking to improve current processes and procedures

·Support and development of your own and your team’s skills on machines, products/equipment to develop a multi-skilled workforce

·Managing hour by hour KPI performance, process and production lines

·Coaching, assist and encourage the team to sustain improvements

·Reducing scrap and rework by correct application of procedures

Skills & Characteristics Required

·Minimum 2 years previous experience in factory management/supervision and manufacturing

·Proven people management & leadership skills

·Strong communication skills, both written and oral

·Excellent planning and organisational skills

·Ability to problem solve and think outside the box

·Ability to record and manage accurate information and detailed data

·Experience of reading a daily/weekly plan and manning lines appropriately

·You must be able to work under pressure, be able to prioritise your own workload and your team and work under pressure while maintaining high levels of attention to detail

Interested?  If so, please send your cv by return.