Shorterm Group are recruiting a Layouts & Finals Flow Leader to join a leading aerospace company in the Gloucestershire area.
Job Purpose: Ensuring the flow of work through the kit layout inspection prior to assembly, the final inspection and release certification post assembly/test, together with the compilation of delivery report.
Reporting to the Planning & Assembly Manager, to deliver the plan with maximum utilisation of plant and resources and in line with Lean principles to ensure customer satisfaction.
Main Responsibilities: *To act as a change agent and drive continuous improvement through layout inspection, final inspection and delivery report compilation. *Champion adherence to the Airworthiness regulations and ensure compliance via robust and accurate works procedures. *To eliminate rejects and quality escapes through effective coordination of lean-sigma tools application. *To ensure effective management of employee performance. *To provide a management focal point for shift working where appropriate. *To ensure an effective communication of Policy Deployment and other initiatives through monthly team meetings. *Effective management of the Programme resource pool including absence, holidays, overtime etc. *Optimise labour to meet demand whilst utilising cost efficient shift patterns. *Reduction in operating costs (budgets) and the enhancement of standardised best practice.
Requirements: *A working knowledge of lean principles & tools/techniques and how to deploy these effectively to leverage continuous improvement within a defined Programme (To six sigma Green belt level) *High levels of 'change energy', demonstrated motivation towards change implementation. *Comprehensive job knowledge associated to relevant methodologies or best practices & compliance requirements. *Effective communication skills throughout all levels of the Organisation. *The ability to adopt an efficient 'hands-on' approach as appropriate. *Capable of interpretation of KPI's and of developing appropriate actions. *A flexible approach with ability to adapt to different working environments. *Effective people development, leadership, coaching and team development skills. *Ability to portray full endorsement of business goals and objectives. *A keenly developed sense of right first time attitude towards quality.
For more information on the opportunity please contact Daniel Brier on Daniel.Brier@shortermgroup.com