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Manufacturing Site Lead

Employer
Hays
Location
Dundee
Salary
£43000.0 - £45000.0 per annum + plus attractive salary
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Job position
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
General Manager

Job Details

Manufacturing Team Lead - Dundee


Are you a dynamic, people-focused leader with a passion for operational excellence?

My client is a well-established manufacturer in Dundee seeking a driven and purposeful Manufacturing Leader to join their growing team. In this crucial role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their engineering & manufacturing process, ensuring they deliver high-quality products within time and budget. You will lead teams across a 24/7 operation, fostering a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

* Safety & Quality: Foster a culture of safety by enforcing procedures, conducting audits, and leading safety initiatives.
* M&E : Machine Uptime: Implement preventative maintenance routines and troubleshoot equipment issues to maximise machine availability.
* Production Planning & Scheduling: Translate sales forecasts into actionable production plans, optimising resource allocation and ensuring on-time delivery.
* Performance Management: Drive productivity improvement initiatives, monitor key metrics, and implement corrective actions to maximise efficiency.
* Team Leadership: Lead and develop a team of four shift leaders, providing coaching, motivation, and performance feedback.
* Communication & Collaboration: Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams, effectively communicate manufacturing priorities, and keep stakeholders informed.
* Continuous Improvement: Identify and implement process improvements through data analysis and lean manufacturing principles, use of formal root cause and corrective action tools.

Experience:

* Solid understanding of safety principles and best practices.
* Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
* Proven record of achieving production targets, managing budgets, and driving efficiency.
* Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop team members.
* Excellent communication and people skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders with a small team.
* Experience and understanding of Operational Excellence and the creation and adherence of processes with systemic thinking.
* Data-driven approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement.
* ERP experience with material transactions and manufacturing processing - Sage, Oracle, or SAP
* Proficient in Office 365 tools, presentation creation and data analysis
* Experience working within a 24/7 shift environment preferred.
* Experience in M&E would be advantageous but not essential.

Benefits:

* Chance to make a real impact on the success and profitability of their business.
* Competitive salary
* Profit related bonus scheme & Contributory pension
* Life assurance & Share incentive plan.
* Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing company.
* Collaborative and supportive work environment
* Flexible approach to hours of work within a 24/7 operation

YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE UK OR HAVE THE CORRECT RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROLE OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

If you are an enthusiastic leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys building high-performing teams, please contact me on the details below.

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