Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining

Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining

Job Title: Cell Leader - Aerospace Machining
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13779/003_1512648565
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2017 12:09

Job Description



Do you think you have the skills and experience to manage a busy, fast-make business unit?

If so read on …….

We have a brilliant opportunity for a talented, ambitious Production Supervisor/Manager to join a successful aerospace machining company in Essex.

The Production Supervisor / Manager will be responsible for all the production activities in a busy fast-make/speed shop business unit where customer service is key.

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 projects and ensure a smooth NPI process in line with customer requirements
  • 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 to a cross-functional team 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 environment (aerospace preferred)
  • Knowledge/experience working in a fast-make/speed shop environment - advantageous
  • Experience gained in a structured, metrics based environment (KPI / SQCDP driven)
  • Good knowledge of modern manufacturing tools and techniques (6S, Lean Manufacturing, CI, RCA
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Results orientated
  • Continuous improvement mind-set

The Package…

Salary to £50K (D.O.E) + 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.