A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of our clients, in a capacity of Unit Shift Manager.
The Unit Shift Manager is primarily responsible for their unit and ensure that the Company manufactures parts required in a Just-In-Time, right first time environment. To create a safety first culture that is built on open communication, respect, ownership and a customer centred approach.
To establish and maintain a zero PPM culture through team quality awareness, ownership of production trials, To undertake and efficiently manage area LPA audits.
To ensure best practices are being used to drive towards operational excellence. Ensure parts meet strict quality parameters. Work proactively with all shifts & areas to analyse production failures, Continuous Kaizen
To establish a strong team working environment, motivate the team to drive towards the Company KPI’s, developing Unit shift Leaders to lead high performing teams.
Utilise 5S philosophy, adherence to Kamishibai systems developing and maintaining the 10 point housekeeping score, To identify and analyse losses to drive cost reduction targets., reduce waste and improve efficiencies.
To implement all elements of Company Safety First culture
To maintain disicpline across the area and shift, Effectively manage and maintain training levels and ongoing development of staff skills
Degree & Post grad. Qualification/NVQ 5, PDCA, PPS, 8D,5Y. Six sigma is desirable.
This position will be working shifts, potentially nights, afternoons and days.
Previous experience in the automotive industry with .
3-5 years experience in a supervisory/management role in a high volume environment