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General Manager

Posted 15 November by Optima UK Inc Ltd Ended

Job Title General Manager - Aerospace manufacturing

Location Leicester

Salary £DoE

The Role

The successful candidate will be a commercially astute leader who will develop the division into a world class aerospace manufacturing facility This will be done through working with existing clients and with the support of the parent company to allow the business to develop as a significant high precision machining operation

Main Duties:

  • All aspects of running a manufacturing facility, including recruitment, people management, production planning, quality, health and safety, estimating and customer liaison

  • Set and agree a clear strategy for the development of the business including attainment of AS9100, sales and profitability targets, investment and growth.

  • Create and execute the shift training plan to improving.

  • Manage Attendance/ Absenteeism/ Good timekeeping

  • Solve issues drawing on the expertise and talent available

  • Ensure compliance to all site H&S Regulations and support the Site HS&E Agenda.

  • Undertake Risk Assessments.

  • Manage all engineering teams.

  • Support and contribute to the Site Quality Agenda including preparation for audits and customer visits.

  • Complete NCR's as per company procedure, and carry out investigations at the time of event aspiring to elimination of root cause.

  • Ensure compliance to all relevant Quality Systems.

  • Line Management responsibility for Lead Operators, Shift Engineers, Operators and General Factory Operatives.

  • Responsible for correct outputs and quality of product.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be from an aerospace manufacturing background and will have significant experience of operating within an AS9100 accredited company. Further experience of People Management, Health & Safety and Quality Management will be key

Client Overview

The company is an established privately-owned manufacturing business based in Leicester. They are currently looking to develop one of their sites to attain AS9100 status to enable them to develop their business further as a first-choice supplier of products to the aerospace industry

Reference: 33808218

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