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  • Job reference: RMS0208006

Head of Manufacturing

  • Sector: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/03/2019
  • Duration: perm
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/04/19)
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The Role:
As Head of Manufacturing, you will be critical to leading and driving improvements to the facility that will contribute to the on-time delivery of the manufacturing phase of projects. This will not only ensure the overall project timescales are maintained, but will consistently offer a "best-in-class" service to customers. Not only is this a very "hands-on" role where from time to time you will be required to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in, but you will also be directly responsible for the strategic and operational capability of the facility for many years to come.

This person is a critical piece in the future success of the organisation, therefore a proven track-record of delivering improvements in cost, on-time and quality delivery is key, alongside the following:

* Knowledge and experience within fabrication, machining and assembly for highly bespoke capital equipment.
* Experienced in the implementation of 5S, Lean and TQM in order to improve a manufacturing facility.
* Strong leadership capabilities, with the willingness to take a hands-on approach where necessary.

The Company:
Fircroft are acting as a partner to this business in recruiting for a Head of Manufacturing to lead and develop the capability of its manufacturing facility. This is a business that offer truly bespoke "one-of-a-kind" projects for clients in high profile industries, meaning the importance placed on the manufacturing and production process cannot be understated.

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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