Site Manager / Leader (Foundry)

Easyweb Agency
£40000 - £45000 per annum
02 Sep 2017
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Site Manager (Foundry)

Our client is an international leader in the casting industry, utilising the latest technologies as well as traditional foundry methods.

Location: West Midlands (Commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Kidderminster, Telford etc. and surrounding area`s)

Salary £40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

We are looking for an experienced manager to undertake the day to day operational management of the foundry. Your role will cover the responsibility for process control, quality, rapid product development, process improvement and scrap reduction.

What will your role involve?

- Working closely with the technical, quality and sales teams to deliver the business plan and exceed customer expectations
- Drive operational performance through the production and planning teams to meet production targets.
- Work with the planning department to ensure all current orders are on schedule and any new order are forecasted and prepared for.
- Ensure all resource is in place to meet orders
- Monitor performance against targets for production management
- Inspecting and monitoring the site to ensure continuous improvement and optimisation
- Improve scrap and implement new process controls and efficiencies
- Drive new product introduction through the sales and technical personnel from design review through to development and validation into production.
- Manage and improve foundry production by using ``Lean`` methodology (continuous improvement, 5s, kaizen)
- Meet with customers, suppliers and vendors to conduct performance reviews and relationship building.
- Contribute to the development of best practice, processes and operational efficiency

What do we require from you?

- Operational and business management skills
- Technical experience working in a foundry and/or associated industry.
- Sand, Die Casting experience
- Machining knowledge is desirable
- Aluminium material knowledge is desirable

Keywords: Technical Manager, Site Manager, Foundry Manager, Team Leader, Operations Manager, Foundry, Die Castings, Aluminium, Site Leader, Foundry Leader,
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Agency, the services advertised by EasyWeb Agency are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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