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Operations Group Leader

Job Reference: 31846_1524665375
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Controls and Automation / Engineering Management / Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£40000 to 40000 per Annum + 10% bonus, package

Job Type: Permanent

An Operations Group Leader job opportunity has just become available, within a leading First Tier supplier to the Automotive Sector. Located within the Birmingham area, this company is offering a competitive salary package of up to £40,000 10% bonus for the best, proactive engineering professional.

Main Purpose of the Operations Group Leader position -

Responsible for the safe & efficient management of production operations, as well as continuous improvement & H S projects. Achievement of sequential delivery in full/on time, in order to meet with the Company and Customer requirements.

Operations Group Leader Requirements include -

* Manage and lead a team of 4 Team Leaders & 30 Operatives.
* Manage the daily operation & functions of the production team.
* Implement and update risk assessments.
* Monitor parts available for the production team.
* Monitor delivery sequence to the main automotive customers.
* Actively monitor and take responsibility for the safety of all members of the team.
* Process by process inspection - Monitor staff capabilities/skill levels against SOP requirements.
* Identify problems and provide counter measures/solutions, using problem solving techniques.
* Responsible for the training and on-going commitment to 5S in the Production areas.
* Manage and develop Team Leaders through training/coaching/mentoring.
* Manage the Production KPI Targets.
* Be the first point of contact to liaise with customers/suppliers on all issues, which have the potential to affect production operations.
* Be the main point of contact for the customer on all delivery matters and any special requirements they may have.
* Be a part of customer meetings, in relation to production issues.
* Engage and develop training programs for successful planning.
* Ensure that all direct/indirect reports are fully trained and maintain company skills matrix/records.
* Deal with employee relations issues, leading investigations and holding disciplinary meetings when appropriate - with any relevant HR support.
* Conduct grievance investigations with HR as/when required.
* Manage absence management as/when required.
* Lead Kaizen activities and promote the use of Kaizen to ensure an on-going commitment to continuous improvement.
* Responsible for the Health and Safety performance of production.

Desirables for this Operations Group Leader opportunity -

* Previous experience working for a supplier to the Automotive Sector.
* Knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949/IATF.
* Proactive work ethic.
* Excellent team leader.
* Customer & supplier Liaison experience.
* Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing knowledge.

Operations Group Leader Position benefits -

* Competitive starting salary and bonus.
* Part of an ever expanding business.
* Pension and holiday package.
* Family car scheme.

If interested in this position, please apply through this link immediately.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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