Production Shift Manager

Salary: £38-45K
Location: South Wales
Production Shift Manager
Global Manufacturer
Shift Manager to work a three shift rota pattern. Very strong people management skills are essential. Managing, co-ordinating and directing a shift operations team including Production, Quality and Engineering functions to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved through process, people management and motivation. Constantly focus on customer satisfaction delivered through continuous improvement and effective product cost management by driving performance. £38- 40,000++ +Benefits. Automotive, Electronics or Aerospace industry experience would be ideal as would Fabrication or Injection Moulding experience
Production Shift Manager
Compliance to HS&E regulations and procedures, to ensure the safety of all site personnel
Monitor and audit work processes, to maintain quality work to ensure Right First Time and customer satisfaction.
Direct immediate staff towards business objectives in line with the business strategy
Motivate and lead members of team in accordance with customer requirements and processes laid out in company policies and Quality Standards including product standard operating procedures
Staff training and development, ensuring processes and procedures are being followed, and maintenance/upkeep of training matrix
Provide a positive, ‘can do’ approach to management whilst leading the team by example. Provide supportive management to coach, develop and motivate their team
Identify and implement lean manufacturing techniques with the use of VSMs, 5S, Visual Management, Kanban Poka-yoke, etc. and work in conjunction with other departments/Shifts
Manage staff leave and absence to ensure production supervision levels are maintained to meet production KPIs
Provide clear and concise production performance information in a timely manner as required daily, weekly, monthly.
Carry out disciplinary action/Investigation as and when required up to and including Final Stage Written warning
Conduct staff appraisals as per the HR schedule
: Production Shift Manager
Ability to interpret business requirements into production output
Sound understanding of production processes
·Ability to focus on detailed work while sustaining production output
·Understanding of Lean Manufacturing processes and quality tools and techniques i.e. VSMs, 5S, Work Place Organisation, PDCA, Visual Management, Kaizen,
·Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Material Requirements Planning (MRP) concept and knowledge. Automotive, Aerospace or Electronics exp would be ideal
·The successful Production Shift Manager candidate will be qualified to HNC/HND in Production or Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent Production experience.
Travel to work from Newport, Pontypool, Brecon, Ebbw Vale, Cwmbran, Hereford, Tredegar, Merthyr
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Contact: Jason Hughes

Tel: 02920 660 214
Fax: 02920 660 187
Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ