Shift Manager - Forge

Candidate Source Limited
£36,000 - £42,000 pa depending on experience
10 Apr 2017
10 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a period of successful and sustained growth, a worldwide supplier of forged products to the Aerospace and Energy markets globally has a new vacancy for a Forge Shift Manager. This is an excellent career opportunity for the Forge Shift Manager as longer term there will be a career path to manage the overall production facility itself. The company is also incredibly stable with a full order book heading towards 2018/2019.

This is a challenging and varied role and from a management point of view, as the Forge Shift Manager, you will also responsible for:

- Supporting the General Manager in pursuing business objectives in terms of output, quality, and cost in a heavy engineering environment
- Managing the forge unit so that production schedules and customer needs are met whilst continually improving processes to achieve higher performance
- Supervising maintenance personnel in the absence of team leaders
- Ensuring agreed customer delivery times are achieved
- Scheduling resources to meet production requirements
- To participate, identify, develop, and implement continuous improvement activities throughout the Forge

This is a multifaceted role and has varied and challenging components to it including delivery performance, quality, scrap control, safety, people, housekeeping, team work and communication.

The successful Forge Shift Manager will have the following skills and experience:

- Manufacturing management experience, including people management ideally from an engineering or aerospace background - though other sectors will be considered
- Knowledge of modern manufacturing and logistics techniques, quality systems and continuous improvement
- High level of financial awareness including budgeting and forecasting experience
- IT skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Ability to work a dayshift / backshift pattern

In return you will receive a salary of £36,000 - £42,000 pa dependent on experience plus 33 days' holiday and a contribution pension scheme. This role presents as an excellent career opportunity to further enhance knowledge and your manufacturing engineering skills. There may also be a requirement to travel to other parts of the business both in the UK and beyond.

Please apply online immediately for your CV to be considered for this Shift Manager role.

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