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Job Ref:  204728416
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Scunthorpe
Post Code:  DN16
Salary:  £35000 - £42000/annum
05/10/2016 02:44
A globally successful Automotive company, are looking NOW for an experienced Production Shift Manager to join their team, responsible for managing and developing an operations team of 35-40 people. You will ensure the manufacturing plan is followed, and manage KPI`s, performance, development, continuous improvement and quality issues within your area. As Shift Manager, you will come from a FMCG or fast moving / high volume manufacturing environment, and have strong production team management skills in terms of motivation and coaching. You will be a strong problem solver, and have a good knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools with a "can do" attitude. In return, the offer a competitive salary and shift allowance, working a Monday to Friday 3 shift weekly rotational shift pattern, 37.5 hours per week, plus pension, 25 days holiday plus stats etc.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, then please "apply now" via the job board as we are shortlisting for interview immediately.

The Company:-

- Well established company with sites in the US, Asia and Europe
- Specialise in providing Automotive Interior and Exterior Systems
- One of the largest automotive interior component companies, supplying globally the Automotive Sector

Job Purpose:-

Responsible for organising, managing and developing your operations team to ensure that the Manufacturing Plan is followed; delivering on time, in full and to the expected quality standards.

Job Duties:-

- Proactively promote behavioural safety, hazard spotting and safe working practices
- Lead by delivering 8D`s / Investigations into Quality issues and deliver robust corrective actions
- Ensure awareness and understanding of the quality standards
- Adopt a proactive approach to Quality so that issues are identified and dealt with at the earliest opportunity
- Understand what KPI standards are in place to manage the department against and ensure that the team receives regular updates with regards to their performance against these targets
- Ensure that all processes are optimised to ensure that planned volumes are delivered on time, in full and to the required quality standard
- Take responsibility and ownership for the housekeeping standards of the area, driving for excellence and not mere compliance
- Understands and can explain the benefits of CI methodologies and the importance of the processes towards loss reduction and performance improvements
- Drives, supports and actively participates in Kaizen events throughout a variety of areas across the site
- Responsible for actively monitoring and positively influencing spending on the Manufacturing Consumables budget

The Suitable Candidate:-

- Experienced Shift / Production Manager
- Ideally from a FMCG or Fast Moving or High Volume Engineering Manufacturing Industry such as Automotive

- Strong character with proven leadership and management skills, able to make decisions, and coach and motivate teams
- Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools with demonstrable results
- Positive "can do" attitude and a natural tendency to problem solve and not afraid to challenge
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Computer literate / conversant with Microsoft Office

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