Section Manager - Paint

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    Hinckley, Leicestershire

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    James Tilley

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    almost 2 years ago

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Section Manager - Paints
Contract - Initial 12 months
Desford - Leicestershire

A Section Manager opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

As a Section Manager you will lead teams and supervise people in the Paint Plant sections to maximise efficiency in quality, velocity and cost.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and improve shop floor safety, aggressively eliminates unsafe processes
  • Assures fixtures, tooling and processes are followed to meet production schedules
  • Determines priorities and sequences jobs
  • Schedules and prioritises constrained resources, and adjusts staffing to meet flow and customer requirements
  • Determines and executes disciplinary action when appropriate
  • Procures and distributes production material to meet schedules
  • Ensures preventive maintenance is performed according to schedule
  • Implements, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Internal Certification and others
  • Evaluates, assess, identifies and leads the deployment of workforce training
  • Section Value Stream Mapping
  • Actively deploys section value stream improvements
  • Practices and teaches CPS Guiding Principles
  • Initiates and conducts process improvement dialogues with Team Leads and Team Members
  • Drives root cause corrective action projects and drives continuous improvement
  • Leads section status reporting and monitors / audits section metrics
  • Leads the creation, implementation and training of standard work procedures

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • Good understanding of Built in Quality (BIQ)
  • Experience demonstrating project work/RIWs
  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous leadership experience in a professional or personal capacity.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Able to produce relevant reports.
  • Experience and CV demonstrating confident use of Excel.
  • Ability to confidently in complete presentations and training related to the role.

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

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