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Solartron Metrology, part of the hugely successful AMETEK group is a world leader in the innovation, design and manufacture of precision Digital and Analogue dimensional LVDT Gauging probes, Displacement sensorsOptical Linear Encoders and associated instrumentation. 

Our Headquarters are located on the south coast of England, with Sales Offices and Distributors worldwide.

Please find below our current vacancies



Job Title:          Production Manager
Department:     Operations
Reporting To:   Operations Director
Date:               February 2018

Main Purpose

The Production Manager will provide day to day leadership and management of the Production department and team and the Assembly Production Engineering Team Communicating with all other departments, including sales, Quality and Engineering will be critical to achieving success. They will manage Production by prioritizing the workload between Assembly, test and finished goods departments, whilst looking to incorporate LEAN principle to improve operational efficiency.

Duties and responsibilities

Department resource management / Planning and assigning work to the production workforce to ensure 95% OTD in full achieved

Set and deliver departmental strategy, goals & objectives

Customer satisfaction – ensure department maintains focus in meeting and exceeding customer expectations (including OTD, Quality, issue investigation & resolution and customer responsiveness

Lean – lead and develop a strategy to deploy appropriate LEAN initiatives to enhance business operation and drive continuous improvements

Working with Quality, increase production and process yields, reduce reported lost time and improve overall efficiency

Department Metrics – maintain the development of key metrics

Continuously initiating and delivering improvements on efficiency, quality and productivity

Focus ownership upon driving site Cost reduction initiatives

Staff development through effective training and development plans to enable effective departmental succession and support.

Ensure a robust training plan is developed and implemented, training employees to enable total flexibility within the workforce

Maintaining a safe and efficient working environment for all staff.

Authority for hiring, termination, discipline, and performance management

Other duties

You will be expected to carry out other duties as required that are commensurate with your position in the company and your skill level.

 

Health and Safety

You are responsible for working within the company Health and Safety Guidelines at all times.

 


Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

 

 

Degree or equivalent in Engineering or similar relevant qualification.

 

Attainments

/competencies

 

 

 

Proven ability to drive results in a matrixed organization by developing and empowering teams and unifying employees

 

Green/black belt with experience in deploying lean techniques

 

Previous experience

 

 

 

Excellent understanding of Production. Management of Electro-Mechanical and assembly processes.

 

Delivering sustainable results within a manufacturing environment

 

Proven continuous improvement


Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems

 

 

Special aptitudes

 

 

 

Good problem solving skills

 

Sound analytical skills

 

Able to prioritise workloads

 

Excellent communication skills

 

Physical abilities, circumstances (must be a wholly justifiable requirement for the job)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Solartron Metrology is a world leader in the innovation, design and manufacture of precision sensors for quality control, test and measurement and machine control. We provide customers with a wide selection of sensors fit for purpose, including precision digital and analogue dimensional LVDT Gauging probes, Displacement Sensors, Optical Linear Encoders, Non-Contact sensors and associated instrumentation. Our culture of striving to satisfy customer needs along with keeping ahead of innovation within our field have enabled us to grow into many markets, such as aerospace, automotive and electronics, with a global reach.

Providing measurement devices to the automotive, aerospace, electronics, materials, optics, semi-conductor and bearing industries, you can be sure that wherever you are, whatever your application, we have the technology, the commitment and the resources to help you make it better.

In addition to our array of products, such as Flexure, Lever and Mini Probes, Block Gauges, Displacements Transducers and Non-Contact, the inherent simplicity and flexibility of the company's Orbit® 3 Network allows our products to communicate and work alongside each other seamlessly.

The Production Manager will provide day to day leadership and management of the Production department and team. Communicating with all other departments, including sales, Quality and Engineering will be critical to achieving success. They will manage Production by prioritizing the workload between Assembly, test and finished goods departments, whilst looking to incorporate LEAN principle to improve operational efficiency.

Department resource management / Planning and assigning work to the production workforce to ensure 95% OTD in full achieved

In addition, provide Customer satisfaction – ensure department maintains focus in meeting and exceeding customer expectations (including OTD, Quality, issue investigation & resolution and customer responsiveness, whilst continuously initiating and delivering improvements on efficiency, quality and productivity.

Focus ownership upon driving site Cost reduction initiatives.

  • Permanent position
  • Based - Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
  • Hours 37 per week (8-5 Monday to Thursday, 8-1 Friday)
  • Pension - contributory up to 6% employer contribution
  • Holiday 25 days plus bank holidays rising with service to 27 days



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