Title Head of Manufacturing (Ref: 17135)
Categories Fabricated Products, Manufacturing
Salary c. £75k, Bonus, Car
Location South Somerset
Job Information

Head of Manufacturing
Ref:    17135

Fabrication / Assembly
South Somerset                                                                
c. £75k, Bonus, Car

Our client is a market leader in its field with a range of self-designed products that lead the way in terms of style and functionality.
This is a new position within the leadership team and reports into the Chief Executive.

The Role:

  • Review existing resources and make such changes as are necessary so that output targets are met at optimum cost, quality and timeliness levels.
  • Plan and direct manufacturing activity, striking a balance between moving towards strategic goals and day to day tactical requirements.
  • Take such corrective action as deemed necessary to improve absenteeism, adherence to ISO9000 quality systems / processes and a reduction of rework / scrap.  
  • Improve labour efficiency and set KPIs that motivate staff and in general lead the creation of a collaborative workplace culture.

    The Candidate:

  • Graduate calibre manufacturing professional who can demonstrate a successful track record within a high volume output, engineering-orientated environment.
  • Can bring proven experience in LEAN manufacturing techniques and change management that is applicable to both manpower and challenging the status quo on modus operandi.
  • Has implemented new ERP / MRP systems.
  • High energy, articulate, eye for detail and numerate.
  • Credible leader who can inspire a local team.
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