Head Of Production

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Head Of Production

Our Diesel Engine manufacturing and engineering client is looking for a Head of Production to join them on a permanent basis to oversee 3 workstreams.

Job Description

Head of Production

To direct the performance of the Production facility in line with business strategy and objectives. To ensure a culture of continuous improvement and coach, lead and manage employees to embrace never-ending improvement in safety, productivity, quality, cost and delivery

Key Tasks & Responsibilities
To manage the production side of the business including new and overhaul engine and part assembly, electrical, fabrication, test, machining, paint, Planning, Stores, Production Engineering and facilities. To manage the three reports for the three different value streams ¡V New engine build, Primeserv Business and Workshop services. To ensure Parts, Turbo and new engines and overhauls are delivered to customer requirements. To introduce Lean Techniques to improve the efficiency & housekeeping of the facility. To monitor, manage and control Manufacturing costs and Workshop costs to ensure only suitable overtime is booked and to ensure parts are only replaced when actually needed. Forecast and Budgeting Forecast, budget and manage operating utilisation(capacity planning) in line with sales requirements. Ensure accurate stock records. Forecast, budget, re-forecast and manage stock.
Research and Implement Machinery and Systems To research and implement improvements to workshop, structure, operational and management systems. To Review and integrate new processes, operations and equipment in order to expand the business. Site and Machinery Responsible for management, maintenance and repair of the workshop and all machinery and equipment within it. To Research and recommend equipment and capital expenditure with justification.
Quality and Health and Safety Ensure consistent and satisfactory product quality. Ensure implementation and evolution of safety procedures and compliance with legal requirements (supported by outside resources)

Leadership Ensure a success driven culture and to recruit, manage, train, develop and motivate team of up to 55 people in Workshop and support functions.
Strategy and Goal Setting To work as part of the site senior management team to develop and implement strategy set and achieve demanding goals. To report on progress against KPI¡¦S. Risk identification, mitigation and contingency planning.
To deliver on time for both external and internal customers requirements for new build and overhaul.
To manage a multi disciplined team within production ¡V engine build, engine overhaul, turbo overhaul, parts overhaul, machining, fabrication, electrical and engine test.

Company Specific Tasks & Responsibilities
„ Performing in a way aimed at achieving the highest possible work efficiency
„ To comply with the Company Code of Conduct
„ To provide information, maintain records and carry out all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner
„ To undertake such other tasks that may be reasonably required
„ To adhere to all Company processes and procedures
„ To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests
„ EHS Compliance: it is essential to be aware of and adhere to all Health & Safety laws & guidelines relevant to your role and to the safety of your colleagues, visitors and external partner is compulsory.

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Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.