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Tool Room Manager position in Durham

More info for this full time permanent job in Durham posted by Nigel Wright with last applications by May 29th '19

Tool Room Manager

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The Company

Nigel Wright is delighted to be working with a global high volume manufacturer, to recruit a Tool Room Manager for their plant in the North East. They supply into multiple customers globally, from their highly successful operation in the region. Operational Excellence is of primary focus at their site, so they are looking for a leader with a proactive and improvement focused attitude.

The Role

Reporting to the Plant Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise operational procedures within the Tool Room.
  • Close interaction with Tool Room Managers at sister plants in the Group.
  • Cost estimation regarding tool costs (new tool, tool modification, tool repairing).
  • Involved in the tool room investment planning process.
  • Involved in new product introduction processes.
  • Driving continuous improvement processes.
  • Ensure close collaboration with the production.
  • Ensure close collaboration with tool suppliers.
  • Supporting, mentoring and coaching of Toolmakers within the department from Apprentice to Supervisor level.

The Person

The successful candidate will have a background in Toolmaking, Tool Maintenance or Tooling Design, although this experience wouldn't need to be in the immediate past.

They will also have since progressed to a leadership role in an Engineering or Manufacturing environment.

Experience of developing a diverse team of varying skill and experience levels, through motivation and coaching will be essential.

You will also need experience of working in a structured KPI orientated environment, and a track record of developing robust systems.

An enthusiasm for driving improvement will be important.

This is an excellent role for a driven and enthusiastic manager to join a highly successful plant with a well invested in and highly skilled Tool Room.

Posted on: 17/04/2019

Listed to: 29/05/2019

Location: Durham, UK

Employment Type: permanent, full time 35-40 hours

Salary: GBP £negotiable

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