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Production/ Shopfloor Manager

Ref code: AWK99094807
£40k - 45k per year
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England
Office Based
Applications Closed

Production/ Shopfloor Manager
£40,000 - £45,000 (Negotiable)

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Production/ Shopfloor manager to work for our established manufacturing business based in Swadlincote. As the Manager you will be responsible for full management and leadership for assigned production areas. This is a full-time permanent role working Monday-Friday finishing at 12 on Fridays.

Job Summary:
- Provide leadership in the implementation and achievement of the Company's business plan and agreed objectives of production, sales, on time delivery & arrears, quality, HSE, HR, ME savings, budgetry control, OEE and other key performance indicator targets.
- Develop action plans and continuous improvement initiatives to achieve the benefits of identified opportunities. Drive continuous improvements efforts in implementation of LEAN manufacturing as part of TSS's drive toward a world-class manufacturing facility, continuously improving OEE measures.
- Responsible for effective coordination of new product introductions and launches with engineering and manufacturing.

Key tasks and Responsibilities:

- Manage the activities of production teams to manage the production floor and coordinate the effective and efficient planning & placement of manpower.
- Maintain productive, informative and functional relationships with the production employees throught\out all service departments to ensure necessary support, targeting continued employee engagement.
- Manage on-going efforts in manufacturing excellence initiatives including corporately driven programs which required regular reporting, targeting continued ME savings opportunities.
- Work with Supply chain to assure raw materials on order
- Own and represent allocated manufacturing modules and departments.
- Support the QMS (Quality management system) and AS9100/ISO 14001 requirements for assigned production area.
- Resolve all issues preventing appropriate flow of assigned products works in collaboration with Quality, Engineering, Design, Sales, Finance etc...
- Hire train, upgrade and manage assigned department personnel activities in collaboration with HR. Responsible for expense management and OT budgets for assigned units.
- Support 5s initiatives and all Lean/ CI projects: Lead minimum of 3 Six sigma/ Lean events in year

Education and Experience:

- Preferable BS Mechanical Engineering or Business related degree or equivalent
- 5 + years of progressive manufacturing experience with at least 2+ years in supervisory or management role
- Strong background in Lean/Six Sigma preferred.
- Experience in Aerospace (or Automotive) industry preferred.


- Must possess strong leadership, drive, and change management skills, with high degree of integrity, energy and standards for excellence.
- Strong communication skills are a must at all levels in the organization.
- General computer proficiency.
- Basic financial acumen and skills.
- Must possess ability to maintain confidentiality Able to demonstrate & exert "Hands on" management style with daily operations.
- Ability to develop data collection methods, tracking systems, & reporting of KPI deliverables (Both current and new).
- Technical acumen to solve technical and production or process issues.
- Ability to utilize basic Manufacturing Excellence tools such as 5S, Lean, etc.
- Ability to occasionally travel for training purposes or corporate meetings