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  • Job reference: RMS0217434

Operations Manager - Value Stream

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Are you a seasoned Operations Manager who has extensive experience of deploying lean manufacturing programmes? Do have a background of running manufacturing cells and the group leaders who manage them?

If so, a role working for one of the largest names in the aircraft industry could well be worth applying for. The successful applicant of this role will be accountable for cost and delivery of your specific value steam amongst other areas of responsibility.

Responsibilities of the role include:

- You will drive the implementation of lean and CI improvements in all areas where savings can be made
- Ensuring the existence of a safety culture in the team to ensure compliance to QSHE standards
- Leading a team of group leaders and driving a culture of total quality across your value stream
- Dealing with and responding to non-conformances as and when they arise
- You will achieve and exceed the objectives of the value stream balance score card
- Adherence to all relevant company policies and procedures

The Company:
Our client have a truly global presence and are well known across the entire aerospace industry for their ability deliver a safety critical product to high standards. They are both profitable and have a brimming order book well into the next decade.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- An extensive background of relevant operations management experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment, with a specific focus on lean manufacturing
- You will be commercially aware and have the ability to make solid and timely business decisions
- You will be a customer focused engineer with the ability to communicate and present effectively to external/internal stakeholders
- Strong planning and organisation skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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