Ability to lead the operations covering Production, Quality, Maintenance, Purchase, NPD and other supporting functions
Have a working understanding of management systems (ISO/IATF 16949 / OHSAS / 14001)
Possess strong skills and competency in AIAG Core Tools - APQP , PPAP , FMEA , CP , MSA and SPC
Have a working understanding of VDA 6.3.
Have a working understanding of Environment, Health and Safety best practice and legislation.
Have a working understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing, 6 Sigma, TPM and continuous improvement tools within a low volume, high-quality manufacturing facility.
Strong problem solving skills & Process design skills.
Customer focused working environment - Ability to meet greet and talk with existing and potential customers.
Ability to build a high-performance team who can operate efficiently, effectively, productively and cost-effectively
To be personally energetic, dynamic, positive, enthusiastic and possess the ability to
think laterally and act through reasoned decision making.
Possess a working understanding of leadership principles and management best Practice
Be able to get things done and make things happen to achieve the aims of Sales and the business.
Possess the ability to implement and manage change in the operations.
Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure.
Able to understand the operational impact on Balance Sheet
Achieve Operational Excellence through,
• Quality Performance – First Time Right
• Delivery Performance – High Productivity
• Minimize Waste / Maximize value add