Closing Date: 17/04/2020
Main Purpose of the job
To improve processes and work flow within their area, and contribute to improvements across the design,
manufacturing and supply processes, to meet and exceed customer expectations for quality, delivery and costs.
Planning and Control
Oversee the supply of materials, components and other resources to your team(s).
Ensure that shortages are minimised and productivity optimised.
To establish labour manpower figures to accord with production targets and agreed budgets.
Propose and agree indirect and direct manning levels to the General Manager.
Maintain control of the manpower budget in your area with specific reference to overhead/ overtime costs.
Set direct labour prices for your area in line with the current labour hourly rate.
Develop and use quantifiable performance indicators for your part of the process to drive improvements in quality,
cost and delivery.
Monthly reporting on trends and critical actions
Achievement of production targets within agreed budget and to agreed standards.
Teams to receive achievable production targets
Monitoring actual targets against planned, reporting deviation from plans to the General Manger
Establish procedures that support the production of high quality products
Introduction and auditing of Standard Operating procedures
Use of Quality Control Plans
Use of Avante system data to eliminate concerns
Provide input to the strategic direction of the production area you are responsible for, in terms of growth, performance
Make valued contributions to improving and sustaining effective processes and workflow from design to supplying
Input into meetings and cross functional teams
Manage and effectively run teams to improve all business processes
Provide support to all team leaders and technical staff reporting directly to you.
Assess and review the progress of team leaders/technical
All team leaders and technical staff reporting directly to you, to be given measurable objectives and necessary
resources to achieve them.
Promote and maintain an effective communication throughout production
Regular review /objective setting meetings held with all team leaders and technical staff.
Encouragement of clear communication policy throughout the business.
Develop and promote close working relationships with other areas of the business.
Liaise with other managers to ensure that production decisions also take into account the overall company strategy.
Implement, establish and maintain effective communication systems within your section and with other
Health and Safety
Working in conjunction with the Health and Safety Officer, ensure Risk Assessment targets are met for your area
Plan the assessments and review annually
Review after an accident or near miss
Support the introduction of any Health and Safety change with the business
Keep informed of all Health & Safety legislation that affect your area and put in place action plans to reduce the risk to
the business and its employees
Carry out accident investigations in a timely manner
Collate information including witness statements, photographs etc.
Review risk assessments, taking appropriate actions
Promote a culture of good Health & Safety standards across the whole business
Always comply with PPE requirements
Leading from the front in Health & Safety compliance
Ensure all team members follow health and safety systems of work.
Record non compliance by any staff member and report
Take disciplinary action when required
To promote a culture of continuous improvement in all staff for whom responsible.
Staff to be self-motivated towards achieving set targets/objectives.
Installing 5s as a way of life in your area
Working to Standard Operations
Continuous development of production processes and selecting the correct improvement tools.
Producing and maintaining skill matrix for team leaders/technical reporting to you
Support team leaders to develop committed, motivated and high performing team(s).
Oversee the recruitment, management and training/development of employees in their section (including appraisals,
and discipline where necessary)
Monitor and control absence; overtime costs and manpower resources.
Supporting and mentoring apprentice’s in your area
Regular college visits to assess progress
Input into career planning
Suggest relevant courses
Any other reasonable duties
BIT Level III
Manufacturing diploma / degree desirable
Or qualified by experience at the appropriate level
Knowledge and Experience:
Continuous improvement tools and techniques
Introduction and management of change
Health and safety legislation and process required in production
Capital expenditure project management
Excellent communication skill
Normal Hours of work:
Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 17.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 13.00pm
39 Hours per week, the post holder would be required to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.
How to Apply:
Please forward an up to date copy of your CV or internal application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
17 Apr 2020