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Senior Group Leader in Maintenance (Automotive OEM)

Senior Group Leader in Maintenance (Automotive OEM)

Up to £57,000 + 22.5% shift allowance + 3 rotating shifts (earlies, lates, nights) + Healthcare + Bonus + Benefits

St Athan

Are you an experienced Maintenance Engineering Leader looking to play an integral role within a global leading manufacturer, with a competitive package, where you will lead and mentor in best -of-class performance?

On offer is a role with exceptional opportunities to progress and develop within a world-renowned OEM.

This is a position that will be responsible for coaching and mentoring all direct reports, creating an environment of genuine employee empowerment to achieve ‘World Class’ standards. The incumbent will be responsible for achieving volume, quality, and cost targets through the combined team effort of direct and indirect departments.

The Senior Group Leader in Maintenance will ensure the reliability and efficiency of the plant to support all safety and production requirements and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects involved with the maintenance of the entire site of St Athan, building a strong and flexible maintenance team that can adapt to the ever-changing world of manufacturing.

The company are a globally leading OEM and have a fantastic reputation for the quality of what they manufacture. Year on year they have continued to play an integral role in the market and off the back of recent developments, are looking towards a bright and profitable future.

This role would suit a Maintenace Manager or similar from Automotive or Aerospace, looking to work on a variety of technical projects for a prestigious manufacturer that they would be proud to represent.

The Role:

  • Continuously improve all areas of operations including quality, schedule achievement, cost, and people development.
  • Plan and co-ordinate manufacturing operations within areas of responsibility.
  • Monitor, control and maintain the quality level within the areas of responsibility to the company quality standards ensuring that the customer (internal and external) is protected.
  • Ensure that the departmental area of responsibility can function at all times in terms of labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment in order to achieve the required volume and quality levels.
  • Motivate, support, and lead the team through coaching and mentoring.
  • Achieve required performance in areas of housekeeping, waste management, and compliance to safety and environmental legislation.
  • Control all waste to meet departmental budgets ensuring cost effective use of both company and natural resources.
  • Enable the team to set work standards / processes, implement assignments / labour loading and achieve production targets.
  • Facilitate the removal of non-value-added work within the manufacturing team in line with company improvement processes (including Six Sigma, Kaizen, AMPS).
  • Facilitate team measurement of performance in line with departmental measurables, enabling the team to work on problem resolution and customer protection.
  • Plan labour requirements and ensure procedures are followed to recruit labour.
  • Maintain an effective level of communication across all areas and levels of the business.
  • Manage level one / 8D problem resolution and facilitate team efforts in level zero / 8D investigation.

The Person:

  • Technical Maintenance Leadership background in a manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns, overtime, weekends to achieve production targets

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Reference: BBBH13005

Keywords: Group Maintenance Manager, Manufacturing, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Automotive, Aerospace, Engineer, Engineering, Tier 1, OEM, Process, Project, Mechanical, Electrical, Lean, Kaizen

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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