Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join our team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, this is a key role where the successful individual will oversee the safe and efficient operation of WAE manufacturing areas as well as the control of the various production processes to achieve agreed delivery timescales to high levels of quality. The Production Manager will be responsible for the management of all staff and technicians involved in manufacturing programmes and processes.
Duties will be wide ranged and varied and will include ensuring the build programme targets and delivery deadlines are met whilst achieving strict quality requirements, planning, optimising and improving sub assembly and build processes in conjunction with the Head of Manufacturing. You will assist with the design and development of relevant manufacturing / assembly / sub-assembly processes, tooling and jigs and fixtures.
The Ideal candidate will take ownership of the Internal manufacturing ‘end to end’ supply chain. The successful Individual will develop and Implement the process control documentation and standards working with the companies ERP / MRP systems.
Where appropriate the Production Manager will ensure the Internal freight consignment process is monitored and followed effectively to ensure our freight license is protected this will include preparing for annual audits making certain that all staff working in the appropriate areas, including contractors, go through the correct process when being recruited.
The successful candidate will have experience of quality management systems (ISO 9001, TS16949, AS9100, ISO 14001), you will lead and develop continuous improvement, cultural, and quality initiatives. You will understand lean manufacturing processes and techniques and be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.
You will be a strong team player and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, as well as have a flexible attitude towards working hours, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to solve problems.
This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.
Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website www.williamsf1.com/careers.
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