Head of Machining

Alfreton £ 55,000 - £65,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014451

A well respected and industry leading manufacturer of complex components supplying sectors including Defence, nuclear, energy and marine has a new vacancy for Head of Machining. Working as part of the senior management team the successful candidate will oversee day-to-day production, drive continuous improvement & operational excellence and candidates are sought with experience working in a precision machine shop environment.



Commutable from: Heanor, Alfreton, Derby, Nottingham, Sutton In Ashfield, Mansfield, Sheffield.


Salary: £ 55,000 - £ 65,000 + benefits


Suitable for: Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Business Unit Manager, Machine Shop Manager.



The Role


You will be responsible for the leading on-time delivery, right first time and on-cost fulfilment of operations deliverables against customer requirements.


Key responsibilities:

Ensure that all staff are safe and working safely

Working to develop and improve performance against KPI‘s, including; productivity, lead time, right first time, health & safety and people development.

Leadership of production personnel ensuring capability through training, the setting of targets and objectives and monitoring performance.

Monthly capacity planning

Ensuring company procedures are adhered to throughout the manufacturing areas

Work with the senior management team on improving customer satisfaction, employee relations and best practise.



The Candidate


Candidates must have a proven track record of production management experience gained in a precision machining environment. Committed to business improvement, growth and development of employees, you will be capable of managing, developing and implementing strategy for manufacturing operations to meet agreed performance plans.


For more information send a CV to Billy Gray.

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