We are currently recruiting a Production Manager to work for a leading Aerospace business in Southampton. The successful candidate will be responsible for EHS, Quality, Cost and manpower planning, with the purpose of meeting productivity and operating targets.
Leading SQCDPE meetings to proactively manage issues and escalations.
Pursue state of the art technology and processes to enhance product/process predictability and delivered quality requirements.
Interface with other organisations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time.
Provide on-going support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements.
Advocate Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the product area, driving on-going improvements and the Lean Vision of the value stream.
Achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service.
Support Senior Operations Manager in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources
Select, hire, train, develop, and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel - Flow Leader and Shop employees and drive engagement.
Line management of a group of Flow Leaders.
Qualifications / Experience
Demonstrable experience in a manufacturing leadership role, preferably Aerospace.
Able to demonstrate Strong analytical skills.
Demonstrate strong interpersonal & leadership qualities within a manufacturing environment.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to bring assignments & projects to a successful completion.
Ability to anticipate customer needs and ensure that they are met.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
The successful candidate must demonstrate capability to move beyond this position in the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is desirable.
Six Sigma training is desirable.