West Sussex, England
£55000 - £65000 per annum
8 months ago
£55,000 - £65,000 + benefits
Would you like to be a part of a very exciting phase for a world-leader in advanced protection systems for vehicles?
Our client is seeking a Production Manager who is self-motivated, flexible and highly competent who excels in team motivation, implementing organisational systems and operational change.
Key accountabilities - Production Manager
+ The Production Manager will be coordinating and managing a team of multi-skilled technicians and fitters in supporting of the assembly and R&D projects for both vehicle systems and will also support the planning and co-ordination of assembly and installation of electrical, mechanical and trim automotive system components.
+ Direct liaison with Quality & Manufacturing engineers to report, rectify and conduct problem solving activities for any quality or build related issues.
+ Take ownership of assigned tasks, responsible for specific deliverables
+ Support to the Company's proto-typing and batch production activities on vehicles
+ Identify, co-ordinate and support continuous improvement initiatives to include lean manufacturing principles.
+ Assist to plan the new products / specials or modifications from R&D into production.
+ Monitor development of team and identify training opportunities when & where applicable.
Skills and knowledge required - Production Manager
+ Automotive vehicles build operational experience.
+ Automotive manufacturing engineering, line side controls and measure.
+ Working and implementation experience of Six Sigma, 5s & KANBAN.
+ Establishment and development of vehicle build and manufacturing facilities.
+ Resource planning and scaling capabilities.
+ Managerial and leadership experience of diverse teams.