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Due to continued growth our client is looking for the following;
The position will report to the Director, and will involve the effective day to day operation of their production facility. In addition to the main duties detailed below, the successful candidate will be expected to assist with the introduction of a new ERP system within the facility.
The main duties will include;
* Managing a multi-discipline team of engineers, machine operators and support staff.
* Co-ordinating production activities.
* Planning labour requirements.
* Ensuring production and despatch targets are met.
* Maintaining control of production costs.
* Interfacing with colleagues at all levels.
* Working closely with the Sales team, Design Office, Projects & Purchasing Departments.
* Maintaining a safe factory environment.
* Maintaining quality standards and procedures in association with QA.
* Introducing new operational systems and procedures targeted at improving efficiency and reducing waste.
Possessing a formal engineering qualification, preferably at Degree level or equivalent, would be beneficial but not essential.
The successful candidate will have a background in engineering, preferably gained within a bespoke or low volume batch environment. In addition, you must be able to demonstrate extensive experience of managing multi-discipline manufacturing within an engineering facility,
such as laser cutting, CNC folding, CNC machining and automatic Tig & Mig welding. This will involve working to precise dimensional and quality standards, where delivery deadlines are met without fail. Moreover, you will also need to demonstrate a proven background of implementing positive change within your current position or previous roles.
As well as providing a practical approach to managing the day to day activities of the facility, the successful individual must be capable of demonstrating the maturity and experience needed to multi-task within a pressurised environment, communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and be confident to communicate with external customers at any level.
As the role will include assisting with the implementation of a new ERP system, it would be beneficial if candidates possess first- hand experience of working within these systems.
Salary Range: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE.
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1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.
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