Section Leader Machine Operator

Thurlow Resource Solutions
£26000 - £36000/annum 4 day week, Monday to Thursday O/T
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in Cambridge, a successful Innovative Manufacturer, supplying OEM products globally, has an exciting opportunity for a Section Leader Machine Operator.

You will be a committed and supportive manager, responsible for six day/night Machine Operator/Setters, ensuring quality, test, lean and continuous improvement.

This is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for 50% of the business production. You will ensure that all inspections, test and process steps are conducted according to the company’s QMS under ISO 9001.
Reporting to the Production Manager, you will possess excellent planning skills, attention to detail, inquisitive personality, ensuring delivery schedule to stores with the ability to work under pressure within a successful high growth SME.

Key requirements:
• 5 + years manufacturing environment
• Engineering Technical Degree or similar calibre/exposure
• Minimum of 2 + years supervisory responsibility experience
• QMS exposure ISO 9001
• Good understanding MS Office
• Awareness of Health and Safety regulations (HSE/IBOSH) an advantage
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot process and equipment issues in quality driven environment
• Identify FMEA/Six Sigma, with recommendations to the Production Manager
• Lean principals 5s and continuous improvement, Kaizen or similar
• Ensure availability of approved materials working with complex machinery and processes
• Revise QMS procedures
• Train new production staff and on going training when required
• Assist in estimating labour hours and managing shifts
• Review of new products with the ability to read technical design drawings
• Initiate requisitions for the purchase of materials required

This is a great opportunity should you be looking to join a company that values their people, passion business experiencing significant growth