Engineering & Manufacturing

Head of Production

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: TBC
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: MPJS-36070
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Jordan Shutt

Jordan Shutt

07715 316 770 / 01709 723 248

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Job Description


Elevation Recruitment Group are pleased to announce their retained partnership with Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems in the recruitment of their ‘Head of Sepplefrick’ a key position for the business. Reporting directly into the COO you would be responsible for a team of circa 100 and have full accountability for Production, H&S, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Labour, Budgets & Projects for the department.

Aalberts Integrated Piping Systems engineers the most advanced integrated piping systems for the distribution and control of liquids and gases for key verticals, like industrial, utilities, commercial and residential. They offer fully integrated piping systems in valve, connection, fastening and piping technology and are at the forefront of innovation. Founded in 1975 Aalberts are now a multibillion turnover organisation with over 16,000 employees worldwide.

Role Summary
To lead, help, coach, train, motivate and inspire your team to perform their daily duties in the safest and most efficient way in order to achieve on time deliveries of product/components/primary materials.

Through efficient communication and development of your team you will provide the most cost-effective process by minimising waste of all kinds within the area of control.

You will identify & implement KPI’s and associated improvement opportunities, reporting on current performance levels to the Operations Director and wider organisation. You will encourage an environment of continuous improvement, and with support will work to strive for operational excellence.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Ensure Company Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures are adhered to at all times (internal and external to their areas of control). Report and deal with any issues via appropriate company policies & procedures
- Meet Company service level target of 95%+ OTIF (On Time in Full)
- Implement & review department KPI’s & continuous improvement ideas towards operational excellence
- Work with the Planning department to ensure adherence and an efficient manufacturing plan/schedule
- Working with Quality functions to adhere to standards but also improve production towards R.F.T. (Right First Time)
- Support engineering functions to develop new products and processes and the specification and commissioning of new machinery
- Work with the Maintenance department to prioritise breakdowns and make time for the - WorkCentre to be available for PPM’s aiming to optimise asset performance and reliability
- Develop the team to enhance their skills and flexibility in line with new technology that is introduced and future requirements of the operations
- Work with the Operations Director to control departmental expenditure in line with budgetary requirements
- Ensure the pro-active management of all personnel related issues for direct reports e.g. absence, timekeeping, performance, training and development, recruitment etc.
- Lead and push towards operational excellence in all areas of production including housekeeping (5s), efficiency, production levels, flexibility, costs & all forms of waste

Requirements;
- To either be qualified, have a good working background or Knowledge in a FMCG environment across the following: Health, Safety & Environment. Manufacturing / logistics processes. Lean/continuous improvement techniques. Leading & developing teams
- Strong communicator and enjoys interacting with colleagues
- Degree or Continuous Improvement Qualified (Six Sigma etc)
- Prepared to travel on an occasional basis to suppliers/customers/other sites
- IT Literate with Microsoft packages
- Budget experience
- Strong analytical skillset with the ability to contribute from a strategic sense

If you would like more information on the position please apply directly or reach out to Jordan Shutt.



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This vacancy is managed by:

Jordan Shutt

Jordan Shutt

07715 316 770 / 01709 723 248

[email protected]

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