Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining

Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining

Job Title: Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13779/002_1508168492
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2017 16:41

Job Description




A new and exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Cell Leader to join a successful, world class engineering company who manufacture a wide range of precision engineered components used in the global aerospace market.

Key Responsibilities…

  • Lead, coach and mentor the team and resolve any issues that arise
  • Ensure best practice for efficiency and output of production areas ensuring cell targets are met (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery & Performance)
  • Update and maintain all metrics and KPI boards to maximise efficiencies and team performance
  • Lead all continuous improvement projects and ensure smooth introduction of new products
  • Liaise with other departments to plan work, ensure resources are available and change priorities as needed
  • Ensure machines are fully utilised in accordance with production plans and arrange any necessary tooling/equipment
  • Ensure high levels of Health and Safety standards are maintained and promoted
  • Provide relevant training and development and ensure high morale
  • Manage overtime, holidays, recruitment, performance reviews, disciplinaries

The Ideal Candidate…

  • Proven experience of supervising/leading/managing a team in a manufacturing engineering environment
  • Experience gained in a machining/precision engineering environment (aerospace preferred)
  • Good knowledge of modern manufacturing tools and techniques (6S, Lean Manufacturing, CI, RCA
  • Engineering qualification - desirable
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Results orientated
  • Continuous improvement mind-set

The Package…

Salary to £45K + Pension + Life Assurance

39-hour week

23 days holiday + Bank Holidays (rising to 26 days after 5 years' service)

Childcare vouchers, employee assistance program

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.