Director of Production - SPR003
Job no: 498987
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: St. Athan, South Wales
The initial production trial of the DBX has now been completed and we are on track to deliver our first vehicles for sale in quarter two, 2020. In line with the next phase of the project, the Production team is set to grow significantly in the next four months. This in turn has created a vacancy for a Director of Production at our St Athan site.
This is a unique opportunity to join the team at a critical and exciting point in the project. The successful candidate has a key role to play in the successful delivery of one of our most significant ventures in recent time.
As Director of Production, this role is responsible for the following:
- Management of several functions within the Production organisation (circa 200 people) to deliver all production deliverables
- Develop and deliver all the SQDCME metrics ensuring all vehicles are delivered against the standards required
- Responsible for overseeing the inbuilt quality and integrity of vehicles produced at St Athan site
- Ensure the appropriate resources are deployed to support all manufacturing requirements including the training and development of the teams
This position demands a highly organised and driven person who can handle multiple competing priorities. Being able to communicate effectively with all parts of the business while demonstrating strong negotiating and influencing skills are necessary to keep the team on target.
Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarding when considering applications for the position. Proven experience in people management along with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of best practice manufacturing is mandatory to be considered for the role.
In addition to a steadfast commitment to world class production values, the successful candidate will demonstrate creative problem solving and a resolute dedication to continuous improvement as is the Aston Martin way.
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