Manufacturing Lead

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
13 Apr 2019
12 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Manufacturing Lead

Salary & Benefits: £26,000 depending upon experience with Excellent Benefits Package

Location: Torquay, Devon

Experienced Manufacturing Lead required to assist Engineers in a High Tech Environment.

Manufacturing Lead Requirements:

  • 3+ years' experience in a technical production environment is preferable
  • Would also consider candidates with excellent people management skills from alternative industry sector
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and management of manufacturing teams ideally
  • Exposure to a LEAN manufacturing environment would be an advantage
  • Use of Syspro and legacy business systems
  • Awareness of documentation structure
  • General computer literacy
  • Understanding of KPI metrics
  • Trained in LEAN manufacturing practices would be ideal

Manufacturing Lead Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Production Manager
  • Coordinate the manufacturing resources to safely deliver the manufacturing plan
  • Meet or exceed budget revenue, and meet KPI measurements of delivery performance, productivity, quality, WIP level and scrap
  • To manage the line schedules and ensure correct prioritisation of schedule mix and minimum levels of WIP
  • To proactively manage any manufacturing deviations from target and to ensure where appropriate required escalation process is followed
  • To manage team manning levels and training plans, as well as ensuring effective man management, motivation and communication to the teams
  • To proactively work with engineering to address deviations from expected yield and deliver on NPI plans
  • Ensure that all team members are conforming to all health and safety procedures and promote a culture of proactive safety on the shop floor
  • Ensure that all team members are conforming to Quality procedures and promote a culture of Quality conformance on the shop floor
  • Drive product and process improvements, through continuous improvement activities
  • To maintain required standards of behaviour, following the formal disciplinary procedure where necessary up to and including final written warning
  • Carry out all return to work interviews within required time scales
  • To provide leadership, coaching and guidance to Team Leaders
  • To maintain and improve 6S disciplines in the work area

If you would like to be considered for this Manufacturing Lead role, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

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