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  • Job reference: RMS0131956

Production Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experiences engineering professionals.

The Role:
This position is responsible for managing a team, creating an environment of genuine employee empowerment in order to achieve ‘World Class’ standards. The incumbent will be responsible for achieving safety, volume, quality and cost targets and the meeting of customer expectations.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks
•Health & Safety activity, including COSHH, risk Assessment, near miss reporting and communication/training of staff.
•Quality – Continuous improvement philosophy and utilization of problem solving techniques (PPS, A3/8D, etc.). Emphasis on no faults forwards and DPV reduction, AMCPA targets & Customer satisfaction.
•Delivery - Volume achievement, build to sequence, Zero misfits, effective planning to maintain throughput and improve OPR.
•Cost – Achieve or beat budget including headcount, scrap, consumables and other costs area Responsible for year on year productivity improvement and cost per car reduction.
•People (Morale) – Lead training, development and employee communication activity. Ensure adherence to relevant company policies.
•Environment – Maintain ISO 14001 compliance, drive environmental improvement including waste reduction and employee training.
•Achieve Scorecard targets for SQDCME and lead ad hoc projects with a team of Technicians, Lead Technicians and Group Leaders.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Proven experience in production management with knowledge of vehicle manufacturing desirable.
•Good interpersonal skills – ability to manage, motivate and coach teams to achieve objectives.
•Leadership ability – previous experience within
•Knowledge/experience of ‘Lean manufacturing’ techniques and/or FPS.
•Flexibility to operate within ‘Working time flexibility’ requirements and/or shift working.
•HND/Degree in Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering/Mechanical Engineering inc. Business Management would be desirable.
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