We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established and very successful manufacturing engineering company in West Yorkshire for a Manufacturing Director.
The main function will be ensuring customer delivery and quality expectations are met while striving to reduce manufacturing costs and lead times. We are seeking a strong Manager with excellent people skills combined with a background which encompasses M/C shop processes
Manufacturing Director/Operations Director/Machining/Assembly/Valves/Pumps/M/C Tool/Special Purpose machinery/Rotating Equipment
Main Duties: (In brief)
Lead , motivate and mentor the operations team
Chair weekly production meetings
Create manufacturing strategy in line with the company business plan
Review Shop floor layout and suggest improvements as necessary
Eliminate bottlenecks as far as is practicable
Maintain a lean working environment
Identify make V buy for machined components
Identify where necessary the use of subcontract m/c shops
Conduct appraisals and set objectives
Salary reviews, recruitment,
Tool box talks
Skills education and experience:
Good knowledge of lean manufacturing and in particular strong machine shop experience.
Strong managerial skills with the ability to manage a diverse range of personalities
Expert knowledge of machine shop processes as well as general assembly for single piece manufacture.
Working knowledge of all key departments within an engineering manufacturing business
Educated to HNC/degree level with a background in engineering
Excellent MS Office skills
First class presentation skills (able to engage with an audience)
Manufacturing Director/Operations Director/Machining/Assembly/Valves/Pumps/M/C Tool/Special Purpose machinery/Rotating Equipment/valves/ Operations Manager/MD/General Manager/ CNC/Oil/Gas/