Sub Assembly Line Manager

Gap Personnel South West
From £14 to £15 per hour
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Sub Assembly Line Manager Permanent Cullompton gap personnel are proud to be representing a leading family run manufacturers in their search for a Purchasing and Goods in Supervisor. Our client was established in the early 1980’s as a vehicle body builder and has now become a leader in low-floored Luton conversions. As a Sub Assembly Line Manager you will support the Works Manager to meet the required levels of production, quality, cost, safety, and human resources, whilst respecting the defined goals. Manage all aspects of the shift through collaborative working with the other Line Managers and where possible, exceeding, the key performance indicators within the operation. Strive to continually improve using Lean tools to reduce costs, improve production and quality. Key Responsibilities: • Lead by example, ensuring a safe and efficient work place is maintained at all times • Achieve and improve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction • Ensuring that Key Performance Indicators are monitored and targets achieved • Performance manage team members, giving direction and feedback 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 • 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 • Support the implementation of engineering changes, production trials and model changes • Ensure that internal delivery processes are adhered to support dispatch times • Support the resolution of Customer concerns. Identify and eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures. Sustain the corrective actions to eliminate repeat issues • Supervise and control resources effectively to support customer delivery requirements and also Lean Manufacturing principles • Monitor and maintain company Absence Control Procedures to ensure maximum attendance levels • Deal with personnel issues on shift in line with Company Policy and Agreements • Responsible for training of operators for products and processes within the team • Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems • Consistently promote high standards through personal example so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them • Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting • Provide product expertise within team, and respond to operator queries Skills and Attributes: • Embraces personal challenge • Confident, rounded thinking • Is resilient, assertive, optimistic and open to change • High levels of motivation and action orientated • Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team • Adaptable to change and varying situations • Ability to show resilience and a flexible approach • Excellent communication skills • Computer literate with good numeric skills • Previous management experience with the ability to direct and motivate others • A full understanding of the requirements of running an assembly • Significant work experience in a manufacturing environment • Knowledge and understanding of lean techniques may be advantageous • Proven track record within manufacturing management Benefits: A long term career with a stable market leader 23 days holiday plus bank holidays Full support and training A smartphone Childcare vouchers Pension Company uniform To apply please send your CV and call Soraya at gap personnel Exeter. If you have any questions or are interested in any other opportunities we may have, please do not hesitate to contact. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of gap personnel who are operating as an employment agency. gap personnel are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability or the job. Closing Date:09/09/17 This job was originally posted as