Job Title; Module Manager

Key Skills; Production Engineering, Production Manager, Production Supervisor, Lean Manufacturing, Kanban, Supply Chain, APICS, Aerospace

Salary; £45,000 – £50,000 per annum

Location; Loughborough, Leicestershire

Commutable from; Shepshed, Loughborough, Nanpantan, Shepshed, Woodhouse, Coalville, Mountsorrel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Nottingham.

Our client, a global Supplier to the aerospace industry is seeking a Module Manager to join their Loughborough premises. The successful Module Manager will lead and manage the day-to-day production operations for on time delivery to the company’s customers, whilst aligning tasks with company policies and procedures. Responsible for production reorganisation, managing vendors and consultants, as well as, internal employees.

***This is a permanent position and immediately available***

The Role;

  • Initiate plans and processes which minimise manufacturing costs through effective utilisation of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital
  • Ensure attainment of business objectives and production schedules
  • Ensure standards meet or exceed customer’s expectations
  • Lead the Production Team in achieving tasks, schedules and goals
  • Develops a world-class operations organisation by providing training, coaching and counselling and top grading as appropriate
  • Ensure resources are utilised effectively and drives improvements
  • Ensure general safety, compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and company requirements are maintained and updated
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Our Ideal Candidate;

  • Previous experience in production engineering, production management or related activity
  • Experience with and advanced training in Lean Manufacturing concepts and techniques with significant exposure to Kanban managed supply chain
  • Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical, operational and organisational problems
  • Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in all Microsoft packages, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Would be advantageous to be APICS Certified
  • Post-Secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work

The Benefits;

  • Free parking
  • Life Insurance
  • Subsidised canteen facilities
  • Excellent working environment
  • International company
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression with a global business that encourages personal development
  • Free car parking

If interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website or call 0116 277 9854. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable. This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T. and Engineering.

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