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Head Of Manufacturing

We're recruiting for a Head of Manufacturing with large engineering business who design and manufacture a very specialist product.

The role of Head of Manufacturing is a strategic role and you must display experience of working within a precision engineering business.

As a Senior Manufacturing Manager (Head of) you will be capable of helping to develop and implement manufacturing strategy to take the business forward in their drive towards developing a culture of excellence.

The role is very much a strategic role and you must have high levels of IT skills, Industry 4.0 aware and capable of detailed data analysis.



Key Responsibilities:



  • Help make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.

  • Help develop, implement and review manufacturing policies, procedures and manufacturing strategy.

  • Help promote a company culture that encourages high performance and high morale.

  • Analyse budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.

  • Plan for short and long-term goals.

  • Ensure compliance with current legislation.

  • Identify and address problems and improvement opportunities for the company.

  • Support worker communication with the senior management team.

  • Review workloads and manpower to ensure targets are met.

  • Monitor and analyse machine tool performance

  • Measure machine tool availability and deliver enhanced performance through analytics.

  • Drive Visual management throughout manufacturing



Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience



  • Bachelor's degree in operations management, engineering or related field.

  • Experience in management, operations, and leadership.

  • Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.

  • Ability to help build consensus and relationships among the RP board, senior management, and employees.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Solid understanding of financial management.

  • Working knowledge of SQL and basic programming (beneficial).

  • Understanding of Digital Manufacturing, IOT, 4IR


This is a great opportunity to be part of a leading business who are focused on driving industry 4 / 4IR into the business.
Please contact E3 Recruitment for further details.
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  • Rate: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
  • Location: Huddersfield, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Tel: 01484645269 07964970884
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2020-06-30 09:45:10 -

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