Assembly Operations Manager

First Technical Recruitment
Leamington Spa
27 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assembly Operations Manager
Leamington Spa

Management of the assembly and test operations team, processes, facilities and tools to achieve delivery schedules within Performance Products.

As Assembly Operations Manager you will be responsible for providing an effective and well controlled product assembly and test service for a wide variety of customers primarily (but not exclusively) in the motorsport industry. You will work with the Project Managers and the planning team to understand and deliver the project requirements, from initial concept through implementation to customer delivery

Primarily based in Leamington Spa, this role could also involve occasional travel to other office locations and customers

Key Skills
• Good communication skills with ability to talk to customers and sensitivity to commercial factors
• Motivate teams to deliver on time, to budget whilst achieving the necessary quality requirements
• Clear, logical thinker with the ability to solve problems

Must have
• Experience of operational performance in a fast moving project based environment with niche volumes
• Understanding of automotive or aerospace quality control processes
• Experience of implementing and improving hands-on production processes through lean initiatives
• Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office products particularly Microsoft Excel

Desirable Experience
• Working in a production environment with automotive or aerospace level of control and traceability
• Assembly of complex mechanical / hydraulic systems

IT skills
• Good computer skills with an ‘enterprise’ MRP system (ideally a Baan / Infor system)
• Intermediate level of PC and general computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel.

Engineering degree qualified or equivalent education/experience

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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