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Manufacturing Manager

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Ellesmere Port
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + benefits
Application date: 10th Feb 2023

About Our Client
Our client is a growing, market leading aerospace and defence manufacturing company.

Job Description
The purpose of this role is to execute business and manufacturing strategies, with the primary focus on production management, driving and optimizing all processes to ensure consistently high levels of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity & People Engagement, implementing structures and systems to enable, maintain, and deliver the business plan in the Operations function.

The Manufacturing Manager will oversee all daily operations of production, driving a right first-time high quality culture, generating a culture of high performance through effective relationships and collaboration/alignment across all functions, ensuring accountability at all levels.

Provide day-to-day strategic leadership for Operations and direction to all functional areas supporting the successful operation of the business
Optimise operational performance, including efficiency & productivity
Ensure compliance to the quality management system
Implement/sustain visible work centre targets/metrics for business performance monitoring
Establishing systems and mechanisms to support execution of the production plan including appropriate escalation mechanisms
Work closely with the leadership team to ensure the organisational structure, capacity and resources are appropriate to meet the business demands and anticipate the current/future states of the business
Implement and embed OPEX lean culture and practices
Support the Commercial and Customer Service team in their mission for strong collaborative customer relationships through knowledge, commitment, consistent results
Support new product introduction. Capital expenditure planning, people development and organizational capacity planning to deliver NPI and handle volume changes
Plan and successfully deliver against a robust budget and business plan to include cost management and the achievement of revenue & profit targets
Ensure that all employees understand, support and demonstrate the cultural values, norms and standards that govern the successful operations and business growth

The Successful Applicant
Production / Manufacturing experience is essential at senior management level.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Engineering or related
field of study or equivalent is likeable but track record is paramount
Proven track record successfully managing manufacturing operations to achieve bottom line profitability
through sustainable operational excellence to include lean manufacturing, process
management, systems maximization and the development of a strong team is essential
Proven leadership ability
Experienced in shaping, embedding, and coaching a team with clear accountabilities in a results oriented environment
Experienced in building and managing customer relationships in an industry where competition
is high, and results are achieved through operational and quality excellence
Engineering knowledge desirable but not essential
Formal management and or business qualification or equivalent desirable but not essential
Good working knowledge of SIGMA 6 and Lean preferable.

What’s on Offer
£60,000 to £70,000 plus benefits

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