Shift Manager - Injection Moulding

Employer
Sierra 57 Consult
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking to appoint a 2 x Shift Managers with plastic injection moulding Setting experience, to join their expanding team.

Suitability:

·If you are looking to work and relocate away to a beautiful UK coastal location, to promote your quality of life for you and your family, to pursue living accommodation within a rural & coastal location, and the opportunity to pursue interests and hobbies in walking, cycling, water activities, then these positions may just entice you into applying. Offering good job satisfaction and security, we only ask that you have current or prior injection moulding setting experience and good people supervision experience. Relocation assistance packages are available to the right candidates.

Role:

·The role of Shift Manager will be to proactively lead, develop & mentor a production & moulding team to meet shift KPI's and production demand.

·You will be required to support the Operations Manager and colleagues to achieve high motivation and productivity through consistent and positive leadership.

·For the role of Shift Manager, you will manage a team ensuring all Health & Safety practices are adhered to while identifying and implementing lean principles to improve efficiency and reduce scarp.

·The successful candidate must have prior experience with technical injection moulding processes, robots, ancillaries and automation.

·This is an excellent opportunity that would suit a Shift Supervisor, Production Supervisor, Shift Manager, Setter Supervisor or Cell Leader from a plastics or packaging or Injection moulding background.

Responsibilities:

·To proactively lead, develop & mentor a production & moulding team to meet shift KPI's and production demand.

·To support the Production Manager and colleagues to achieve high motivation and productivity through consistent and positive leadership

·Ensure Health & Safety and Environmental working practices are followed at all times

·Co-ordinate materials planning & control, production planning & control whilst liaising with other departments.

·Manage the skills and development of production staff, including identifying training needs, coaching and promoting teamwork

·Problem solving, implementation and maintenance of lean principles

Experience Requirements.

·Enthusiastic, self-motivated, work on own initiative

·Have a strong background in technical injection moulding processes, robotics and automation.

·Knowledge of in touch monitoring systems would be beneficial

·Computer Literacy use of MS Excel, MS Word & Power point.

·Experience of World Class / Lean manufacturing

·Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives

·Basic Process fault finding and rectification techniques (not electric / electronic)

Key Words: "Injection Moulding", "Shift Leader", "Setter", "Moulding Technician", "Injection Moulding Setter", "Process Technician", "Shift Manager", "Setter Supervisor", "Senior Setter", "Mould Manager"

FOOTER

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Sierra 57 Consult -

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist - Plastics & Packaging

"Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable".

Sierra 57 Consulthas been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.
If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles.
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