Machine Shop Manager

Job title : Machine Shop Manager
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Berkshire
Sectors :
Salary : £45000 - £55000 per annum
Job Reference : SYN2286_1602170546
Contact name : James Curtis
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Machine Shop Manager
£45k - £55k
Location: Berkshire
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A new position has been created within the factory for a Machine Shop Manager to provide leadership to a very busy machine room.

Tasks of the Machine Shop Manager:

  • Management of existing team leaders for each machining discipline
  • Introduce and integrate problem solving methodology across the factory
  • Working alongside the Quality Manager to identify areas for improvement
  • Manage machine shop KPIs and produce reports
  • Assist in setting operational and CAPEX budgets and operate within them
  • Planning of daily machine shop operations
  • Perform workload reviews to ensure manpower and resources are effectively utilised
  • Identify areas where additional recruitment or resources are necessary
  • Manage consumable stock and develop stock control processes
  • Ensure high standards are met regarding quality, lead times and health and safety compliance
  • Conduct performance and development reviews for team leaders
  • Gather and share performance and quality data to plant manager

The profile of a successful Machine Shop Manager:

  • Qualified to Degree level in an engineering related discipline
  • Proven and demonstrable leadership and management skills
  • Project management and visual management experience
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing principles
  • Previous use of PFMEA problem solving techniques
  • Experience using ERP Systems
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and principles
  • Machine room management experience within an aerospace, motorsport or automotive environment
  • It is essential that you can read, understand and interpret complex engineering drawings

The Company:

  • Well renowned automotive and motorsport supplier

If you think you have the skills necessary to be a success in this role, please click apply.
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