A leading developer of precision optics now requires a Value Stream Leader.
Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the VSL is responsible for prioritising, organising, and executing production schedules to achieve high quality, on time, cost effective product.
The VSL will drive and be an advocate for compliance for all areas of their responsibility, ensuring documentation, data collection and reporting are continuously maintained. The VSL will constantly analyse work processes, encourage and motivate the team to embrace all aspects of work that exemplify a centre of excellence.
With responsibility for staffing, resources and Health and Safety, you will conduct team meetings & communicate production priorities, collaborating across departments and resolving any issues effecting daily targets and the production schedule.
Working closely with manufacturing, you will advise the Manufacturing Manager immediately regarding any issues that affect the achievement of production targets and provide recommendations for remedial action(s).
Responsible for coordinating your teams across all shifts, ensuring appropriate levels of cover are maintained at all times, and that production plans are created, maintained, updated and executed.
Working with all key areas of Engineering, Production, Management, Supply Chain, Planning and Quality you will ensure your Teams meet all required deliverables.
The successful VSL will have 5-10 years relevant experience of supervising or team leading in a manufacturing environment.
You will have strong knowledge of manufacturing principles with a solid understanding and practical experience of operational techniques such as 5S.
In addition to a proven track record in VSL, Manufacturing Leadership and / or Machining, you should ideally have achieved a good standard of secondary education including a good attainment in Math, Sciences and English.
Candidates MUST be eligible to live and work in the UK. Copies of Passport and Visa will be requested for verification purposes.
Skills: Value Stream Leader, VSL, Machining, Planning, Manufacturing, Process
To Apply Direct: Please send CV and Covering Letter to [email protected]