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Machine Shop Manager

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Aeropeople Ltd
17 January 2013
07 February 2013
Simon Portway
Contract Type
Inc Benefits

Further information

Our customer is a leading name in the provision is services to the Business Jet Industry
They are seeking to appoint a Machine Shop Manager with a precision machining background (preferably in the aerospace Industry) to join their operation in the Essex/Herts area.

1. Purpose
? To lead the manufacturing facility in meeting and exceeding customer requirements on quality, cost and delivery

2. Knowledge and Experience
? Extensive knowledge of Aerospace manufacturing processes
? Hands on approach
? Understands MRP system and how it drives the key business processes
? Understands the benefits of visual management
? First class leadership and motivational skills
? Commitment to continual improvement in manufacturing, quality, health, safety and environmental management
? Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and other modern manufacturing methods.
? Experience of production management in a medium size business 50 - 100 employees
? Understanding of lean principles

3. Principal Accountabilities
? To ensure customer requirements are satisfied in terms of product quality, cost and delivery
? To develop a manufacturing strategy and business plan which support the Group strategy
? To provide leadership and direction for the manufacturing facility
? To ensure that capacity planning, scheduling and procurement/materials management activities are carried out in order to meet customer requirements
? To recruit and retain an appropriately skilled workforce and to continue to develop the skills and capabilities of all employees
? To develop a culture of continuous improvement in the workplace
? To develop and mentor teams and the team working ethos within the business as part of the continuous improvement culture
? To identify and eliminate all forms of waste in the manufacturing process
? To formulate budgets and ensure the manufacturing facility operates within budget and generates revenue
? To ensure the manufacturing facility and its equipment is appropriately maintained and cleaned
? To ensure quality standards and procedures are observed and maintained
? To establish and maintain a legally compliant and safe working environment
? To generate visual business metrics, which enable business performance to be tracked on a regular basis and targets achieved
? To lead and support business improvement initiatives (ie cost reduction, process improvement, housekeeping)
? To work within cross functional teams to support business development, growth and improvement projects as required.
? To ensure appropriate standard of behaviour and conduct are maintained within the business in line with company policies.

4. Key Performance Indicators
? OTIF supply of product to our customers
? Quality assured products supplied to customers
? Maintenance of a safe working environment
? Productivity and cost reduction improvements
? Delivery of specific business improvement projects (ie set-up reduction, agreed percentage cost reductions)
? Favourable employee relations climate
? Visual performance measures with demonstrate that targets are met/exceeded
? Achievement of targets in line with business plan

An attractive annual salary & package will accompany this position.
Contact Simon Portway for full details.
Applications from EU candidates are welcome.
Regrettably only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Aeropeople Ltd

Aeropeople is firmly established as one of the leading suppliers of manpower resource in various engineering-based industries

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