Shift Manager

Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England
Salary: £32k per year
Reference: 2961
Contact Name: Guy Allen
Expiry Date: 2021-10-19

Shift Manager

Location: Coventry

Hours of work: 6.00am - 2.00pm Monday to Friday

Salary: c£32,000 + 12% bonus

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead by example, ensuring a safe and efficient workplace is maintained at all times
  • Achieve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring that Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are monitored and targets achieved
  • Liaise and coordinate with support functions to progress issues concerning production planning and resource/skill allocation to ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications
  • Communicate with the teams by utilising visual management, delivering shift briefs with focus on quality, cost and delivery, and gathering ideas for improvement
  • Undertake performance management responsibility for team members, conducting appraisals and giving direction to aid good performance
  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained and 'Standard Operations' adhered to
  • Ensure that non-conformance is challenged and counter-measures are agreed and implemented
  • Lead and motivate the team to create a high performance culture where improvement suggestions are embraced
  • Through the utilisation of lean manufacturing techniques, strive to exceed the Company targets in productivity, efficiency and quality on a continuous basis
  • Manage the implementation of engineering changes, production trials, model change and trial builds
  • Report and act upon plant or machinery breakdowns to maintenance technicians
  • Promote Total Productive Maintenance procedures to further improve the availability of the line

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Significant work experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive
  • Ability to design, sustain processes and layouts
  • Experience of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Kaizen/A3 (continuous improvement and problem solving), process improvement and Poka Yoke (error proofing) techniques
  • Strong people and performance management skills
  • Computer literate
  • IATF16949 / ISO14001 Knowledge & Auditing Skills
  • Full understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality

Closing date is 21 st October 2021

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions s committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.