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Group Leader - Trim (GTR094)

Apply now Job no: 493032
Work type: Full Time - Permanent, Shift Work - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Manufacturing

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring a team of Production Technicians, assisted by Lead Technicians, in order to achieve ‘World Class’ standards.
  • Average team size = 20 to 30 Production Technicians
  • Responsible for achieving volume, quality and cost targets through the combined team effort of direct and indirect departments.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Plan and co-ordinate manufacturing operations within areas of responsibility.
  • Monitor, control and maintain the quality level within the areas of responsibility to the Company quality standards ensuring that the customer (internal and external) is protected.
  • Ensure that the department can function at all times in terms of labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment.
  • Motivate, support and lead the team through coaching and mentoring.
  • Control all waste in order to meet departmental budgets
  • Enable the team to set work standards / processes, implement assignments / labour loading and achieve production targets.
  • Facilitate the removal of non-value added work within the manufacturing team in line with company improvement processes
  • Facilitate team measurement of performance in line with departmental measurables, enabling the team to work on problem resolution and customer protection
  • Plan labour requirements and where necessary ensure procedures are followed to recruit labour.
  • Facilitate training to develop team members and minimise impact of labour shortages.
  • Audit all visual management in area of responsibility ensuring any corrective action plans are put in place
  • Develop and implement robust problem containment and resolution
  • Manage and resolve employee relations issues at a local level.
  • Monitor team local budgetary spend on overtime, tooling and other consumable type items.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of a plant operating procedures to ISO9001, (or equivalent recognition).
  • Proven ability of team development and team motivation.  Able to work as an effective team member.
  • Experience of ‘lean Manufacturing’ tools and techniques
  • Good general PC applications knowledge – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence others.
  • Enthusiastic and determined, highly self-motivated.

To Apply:

A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic 

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