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Production Shift Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive plus Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Production Shift Manager

Automotive and Motorsport 

Competitive plus Benefits

Our client a forward thinking and growing Automotive organisation who specialise in the assembly of complex systems and products with a track record of delivering world class components are seeking a Production Shift Manager to work a double day shift who can take charge of all production activities, leading a highly skills teams (20-30), managing health & safety initiatives while driving quality and process improvement initiatives.

With a growing order book within the EV market, they need a Production Shift Manager with a hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way.

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and manufacturing processes used across the automotive sectors.
  • A competitive salary and benefits, working for a specialist manufacturing organisation that are at the forefront of their industry experiencing exceptional growth within the EV market.

As Production Shift Manager your main responsibilities will be to;

  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines / procedures are always followed.
  • Make sure production plan is communicated on daily/weekly basis and delivered on time, in full.
  • Ensure internal PPM is maintained and a continuous reduction in the total defect ratio is achieved.
  • Lead the shift team member annual performance review/appraisal process.
  • Manage & monitor team Hols/Sick/Absence - coordinate backfill support from other Cell Leaders and/or Plant Manager if required.
  • Drive operational excellence within areas such as OEE, On-Time delivery, cell optimisation, tooling changeover, PPM and HSE.  

As a Production Shift Manager you will have:

  • Experience of leading Production Teams and Shifts to deliver against key KPI’s within the automotive arena.
  • HSE understanding & experience being able to drive standards across all areas of the shift
  • Excellent people management capability, effective leadership, empowering and training others to achieve
  • Self-driven achiever, who takes a problem-solving approach to their work and leads their team by example.
  • Ability to work effectively & co-ordinate changing plans to tight timescales.
  • Performance/results driven
  • Able to identify the skills gaps in the team and put a plan in place to support
  • Ideally qualified to IOSH and/or NEBOSH

Suitably qualified and experienced Production Shift Manager should apply directly or by contacting Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or via mark.bignell@jonlee.co.uk

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.