Machine Shop Manager

Obscurant Recruitment
Whitstable, UK
20 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Machine Shop Manager / Machine Shop Supervisor - Based Kent

Salary c£45,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits

* For relocators, relocation allowance available *

Days only - Monday to Thursday 8am to 4.30pm and Friday 8am until 1.30pm

Obscurant are looking for a Machine Shop Manager who has an in-depth knowledge of CNC machining (ideally CNC multi-turret type multi-tasking turning centres and CNC sliding head machines) and management experience within a precision manufacturing business.

The successful candidate will ideally be HND/HNC qualified or qualified by experience with previous supervisory experience, with the ability to manage a team of 25 to 30 CNC Engineers)

Candidate & duties
  • Experience of CNC Multi-turret type multi-tasking turning centres and CNC sliding head machines
  • Optimise machine loading, similar component grouping, set-up and cycle time reduction to maximise efficiency and productivity
  • Adherence to production schedules in order to meet targets
  • Ability to drive an environment of continuous improvement and support the implementation as appropriate as well as leading Continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing activities, including TPM, OEE measures and 5C practices
  • Responsible for budgets including overhead and labour spend ensuring all activity is within budget
  • Responsible for all health and safety within the working environment, manage all COSHH and Risk Assessments within the department
  • Ability to implement and carry out performance and development reviews and keeping records in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Implement training and development requirements where necessary following performance reviews
  • Manage employee performance, including attendance, discipline and grievance issues taking appropriate action where necessary

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