Applications Manager

Posted 26 January by Owen Daniels Consultancy

Applications Manager
Job Description
My client are an incredibly reputable manufacturing business and they are currently recruiting for an Applications Manager.

Applications Manager
Job Summary
• The Applications Manager is responsible for ensuring that all manufacturing processes deliver the capability, performance, and capability in-line with the production plan.
• The Applications Manager will ensure focus with the manufacturing engineers so that the re-quired equipment, tooling, and NC programmes are available in-line with the production plan.
• The Applications Manager will play a key role in supporting the implementation of the Lean Production System.
• The Applications Manager’s core responsibilities will be, but not limited to, building on the existing knowledge base to:
o Serve as a member of the Management team.
o Support the Operations Director and Production Manager in establishing the human resources required to meet the production plans.
o Recommend capital proposals for equipment procurement.
o Develop standard operating procedures for all associated operations.
o Ensure adherence to health and safety procedures.
o Analyse production and quality control data to detect and correct problems.
o Determine and implement improvements to the processes.
o Manage any application engineering budgets.
o Implement cost control programmes.
o Participate in cross functional teams.
o Ensure continued communication and good relationships with external and internal customers.
o Support the Production Managers to develop and execute daily recovery plans for any missed production metrics.
o Work with quality engineering to trouble shoot and provide cost effective resolutions to pro-duction problems.
o Lead and implement a continuous improvement work environment, error proofing, SMED and problem solving.
o Develop and own the site productivity and variable cost pipelines.
o Play a leading role in the development of new product introduction; working closely with the engineering team to deliver.

Reference: 34076236

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