Manufacturing Manager

White Recruitment Engineering & Manufacturing
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a MaManager based at our Factory site in Falmouth.
Deploy manufacturing strategy to lead, enhance and develop all aspects of the assembly & Machine shop, in order to ensure that all products are supplied efficiently, on time, in full and to the highest quality specification possible.
Create team and facilities that will exceed customer expectations.
Responsibility for the management, organisation and development of the pumps production team, including recruitment, training and department structure. Develop and support the newly created roles of team leaders.
Champion Global Excellence in Manufacturing (GEM / Lean) and EHS throughout the pumps assembly area
Propose and implement CAPEX and OPEX improvements in line with budgets.
Lead the handover of New Product Development into live production
Main responsibilities of the role are:
Line management responsibilities for the production team for 60+ staff in a factory shipping to 70 countries on a daily basis with a short lead-time.
Develop and manage early careers (including apprentices)
Manage & improve labour efficiency and material yield
Build proactive capability and cross skill staff to support future growth and new product introduction
Lead GEM and EHS improvements within a manufacturing environment
Support and manage the transfer of New product developments into live production

Person Requirements
Minimum of HNC / HND in Engineering, Business Studies or alternative subject.
Lean manufacturing experience, ideally Green Belt, or above.
Working within NEBOSH or IoSH environment
Extensive experience of 5 years of people management in a manufacturing environment
Previous track record of implementing strategy, managing change.
Experienced in managing large teams 40-60 people
Experience of using ERP systems within a manufacturing environment, with experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX an advantage
Excellent project management skills.
Ability to effectively use computer and communication technology such as Microsoft Office.

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