Production Leader

07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Overall Mission
Scott Safety is recognised as a trusted brand in safety products including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame detection instruments, and other safety devices for firefighters, rescue teams and people in hazardous industrial environments around the world.
The successful person will be responsible for the supervision of the day-to-day production operation within the Assembly Value Stream of the Skelmersdale manufacturing facility such that resources, costs and quality standards are optimized.

Person Profile
We are looking for a strong people leader with experience of working within a production environment with effective coaching and mentoring skills. The successful person will be a senior member within a Value Stream team; planning, managing and reviewing production operations to achieve output that meet high quality standards.

Job Responsibilities
• Managing a team of around 30 operators.
• Working as part of a team within the Value Stream Platform.
• Planning production (in conjunction with the Production Planner).
• Monitoring expenditure, forecasting resource inputs and product outputs.
• Operating, monitoring and maintaining production equipment.
• Driving continuous improvement within your Value Stream Platform.
• Ensuring a safe work environment for all.

Knowledge & Skills
• Lean techniques such as line balancing, single piece flow and Kanban.
• Analytical Skills.
• Problem Solving.
• Good people skills; coaching, mentoring as well as dealing with conflict and performance issues.

Ideal but not essential for the right candidate:
• Six Sigma Green Belt

Salary circa £40K

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency

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