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Manufacturing Manager

Salary: £60,000

Location: Birmingham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management Manufacturing

We are delighted to be retained on a Manufacturing Manager position for a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier in Birmingham. Client Details Our client is a leading manufacturer of automotive components, supplying a diverse range of products into a number of different OEM customers. The business has grown organically in recent times with further reason for excitement over the next few years. The successful Manufacturing Manager will lead a team of 3 Production Managers and an indirect headcount of c.300, embedding a lean culture with clear training and development plans. Description The successful Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for wheeling out a continuous improvement strategy to improve production efficiencies across the entire site. Responsible for a large Operational team inclusive of all Manufacturing & Logistics personnel Provide strategy for all manufacturing operations on site Engagement of operations teams in business values and objectives Design and implementation of change based on data and root cause (i.e. risk assessments, root cause analysis, 5S, best in class bench-marking & reapplication) Drive CI performance including plant efficiency, OEE, Near miss, product flow compliance Leading and facilitating improvement activity using Kaizen and DMAIC approach Identify and implement continuous improvement activities to improve process flows, cutting inefficiencies out of the production line and driving down takt time. Make necessary amendments to production schedule Engage, mentor and develop the team's capability Interpret individual and operation-based performance statistics to drive KPIs and develop Shift Managers Make sure procedures are compliant with standards for Quality, Environmental and H&S.Profile Background in Tier 1 Automotive Ideally Six Sigma Green Belt certified with strong knowledge of WCM principles Capable of compiling training and development plans for all manufacturing supervisors and managers Knowledge of various manufacturing techniques would be advantageous Excellent communicator and natural leader Solid understanding of commercial side of manufacturing Committed and tenacious leader with resilience to drive for success in a challenging and fast changing environmentJob Offer Salary from £50,000 - £60,000 + benefits

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