We are recruiting for an Assembly Shop Manager to join a globally renowned manufacturing business based in the North Manchester area.
You will be joining a world leading company who design and manufacture large mixing machinery.
Innovation sits at the heart of everything they do, and it's been that way since they opened the doors 150 years ago, and it will continue well into the future.
As Assembly Shop Manager, you will report to the Head of Production, and you will be responsible for the output, performance and people within the Assembly Shop to specific KPIs, efficiencies and deadlines.
Your primary duties will be;
* Day to day management of the department, including all employees within the Assembly
* Lead and drive the production within Assembly ensuring adherence to deadlines, quality standards, time and cost constraints
* Drive and support efficiency improvements
* Investigate and eradicate all operational overruns
* Lead and implement Lean Manufacturing initiatives including 5S, 7 Wastes, 5 Why
* Support and develop a continuous improvement culture
* Engage with and support Capital investment projects and initiatives
* Participate in HR and people processes as necessary
* Lead and develop a Health & Safety culture throughout the sphere of influence, ensuring safe working practices and adherence to Health & Safety legislation
* Represent the department at meetings providing input and feedback
* Maintain working relationships with all production areas and support functions
* Mentor and support the development of employees and apprentices
* Facilitate and share labour with other departments to balance resources
* Deputise for the Head of Production to cover absence, holidays and support projects
* Regularly participate in inter-company strategy projects involving overseas travel
The right person for this role will hold relevant Mechanical Engineering qualifications, ideally, HNC or above.
You will have proven experience working in Manufacturing within an Engineering environment and be proficient in traditional and new engineering techniques. You will hold an IOSH qualification, have knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques and be able to read a interpret engineering drawings and tolerances.
This is a permanent position working Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:30, Friday 08:00 to 14:30, and the successful candidate will receive a fantastic basic salary based on experience.
To apply for this position, please get in touch with Dean Carthy at Employment Solutions or hit apply now to send your CV.