COMPRESSION MANAGER Salary: Circa £35,000 Location: Doncaster OVERVIEW: An exciting opportunity to join a well-established, family owned, global manufacturing business operating in 8 countries across 3 continents. Currently they are looking for a driven and dedicated Compression Manager to join the team and cover the manufacturing functions within the Compression Moulding department. THE ROLE The Compression Manager will report directly into the Plant Director to achieve high standards in levels of service, quality and cost. The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to: *Plan the daily targets for your department, workload priorities, and handovers *Liaise with SCM to maximise output and minimise downtime/bottlenecks *Ensure Stock integrity is maintained throughout the supply chain process and regular audit *Aim to eliminate the 'Quality failures' and maximise the value added by your team through effective DPM Monitor and implement corrective action as necessary through DPM *Achieve levels of On Time In Full, as per customer requirements through effective use of the delivery indicator and appropriate actions *Manage all Kanban stock within your departments to the required standard and levels *Manage the use of labour in the area of your responsibility in a cost effective manner ensuring all staff are bringing added value. *Manage overtime, shift work and absence within agreed levels. *Develop personnel cost awareness and ensure that all members of the team minimise waste THE CANDIDATE To be considered for the position of Compression Manager, the ideal candidate would need to be able to demonstrate: *Strong background from a manufacturing sector. Ideally from compression moulding but injection moulding experiences would also be beneficial *Knowledge and experience with Lean Manufacturing and an enthusiasm to help implement and drive initiatives *Background in quality control and inspection processes *Ability to manage teams, staff and prioritise workloads *Strong communication skills and great attention to detail *Great leadership skills to keep staff engaged and help develop the team If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV preferably in Microsoft Word format to us including your full postal address and contact telephone numbers. THE CONSULTANCY *Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment *Established in 1998 *Employ approx 30 staff *2 offices in Doncaster & Hull *Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service. *Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients *From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.