Production Shift Manager

Salary: Very Competitice + Benefits
Location: Swansea
Production Shift Manager
Global Manufacturer
Shift Manager will have responsibility for managing the day-to-day operational activities within the Plant.The focus of the role will be to execute the daily, weekly plans for all departments, ensuring the manpower allocation to carry them out in an efficient and productive manner.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Leading and motivating Team Leaders and Operators to meet specified production targets.This will include require delegation of tasks and monitoring of working practices focusing on production plan adherence via:
·The management of annual leave, time and attendance, overtime and targets on their specific shift.
·Identification and implementation improvements in machine efficiencies, material utilisation, energy usage and product quality to achieve cost reduction.
·Leading continuous improvement activities identified on site, in order to deliver efficiency and cost improvements.
·Supporting the SQE role when required to instil Quality throughout the on shift team.
·Supporting and lead HSE guidelines and actively drive incidents and accident targets
·Effective usage of quality enhancement tools such as SPC, FMEAs and other advanced quality methods.
·Ensure internal and external customer needs are understood and achieved.
Key Skill Requirements
The ideal applicant will have a ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to drive the business forward:
·Must be either of graduate calibre with management training and/or have equivalent experience within a management role.
·Must have at least three years exposure to an aerospace manufacturing environment, including first tier supply to the aerospace industry
·Demonstrable skills in management of People (development and managing performance),
Managing information(effective budget control and communication activities),
Managing activities (prioritising activities, continuous improvement activities) and
Managing procedures (including knowledge of ISO9001, ISO18001 and ISO14001).
·Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels are essential.
·A dynamic individual with good organisational and influential interpersonal skills.
·Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodology and appropriate man-management exposure would be advantageous.
·Willing to be trained to a Green Belt standard in Lean Six sigma
Travel to work from Swansea, Bridgend, Port Talbot, Llantrisant, Merthyr, Ebbw Vale, Llanelli
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Contact: Jason Hughes

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