Job title: Production Manager - Vehicle Build - Shop Floor
Job location: Derby
My client is a global leader in rail technology and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. Their service offering covers design, development, manufacture and service of mechanical and electrical systems. I am currently recruiting for a Production Manager to oversee operations within the busy production Facility.
In this role, you will organise and control inventory to meet manufacturing and material flow needs and maintain production within agreed delivery schedule.
You will proactively manage bottlenecks using a highly visible system and resolve problems. Ensuring that workplace organisation standards are established to clean, organise and maintain a safe workplace and surrounding environment.
Together with the team, analyse information on disturbances and implement solutions using continuous improvement methodology.
You will also need to ensure that quality requirements appropriate to the work content of the area are defined and available and conduct regular team meetings to systematically review feedback/forward information for external and internal suppliers.
You will manage a team of at least 30 people and you will work closely with a number of Team Leaders. Ensuring that colleagues are skilled to undertake specified maintenance tasks and that critical equipment is identified and the team actively works to improve equipment availability, reliability, robustness and capability.
We are open in discussing with people managers with strong experience in managing a team either in the rail industry or any other industry (e.g. automotive, aerospace).
You will ideally have experience in managing teams and an understanding of HSE. Experience with Lean methodology is ideal.
Whether you are degree qualified or have the relevant experience, we are looking forward to your application.
This is a role for a people manager with excellent paint processes knowledge, problem solving and communication skills.
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Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client
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