Manufacturing Manager

Company
Agilent
Location
Church Stretton, Shropshire (GB)
Salary
Market value, competitive + benefits
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
3005092
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Management

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

Agilent, Church Stretton is responsible for the manufacture of consumable products to support both liquid chromatography separations and diagnostic markets. The role requires a leader of multiple production groups to take accountability of the production process from goods inwards and inspection through production to dispatch. Working within a large scale Chemical manufacturing environment with a complex mix of both repetitive and bespoke manufacture.

Responsibilities includes but not limited

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to ensure a continuous improvement culture within the manufacturing group. Using Lean and Six Sigma tools, applying them to day to day activities, strategic projects and global goals.

  • You will also have the opportunity to develop strategies and multi-year implementation plans for new technology introductions and continuous improvement.

  • Leading a culture that understands and appreciates the importance of on time delivery, quality and safety.

  • Apply risk based thinking and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) whilst making operational decisions within a fast-paced production environment.

  • Ensures the effective use of material, equipment and personnel in producing quality products. Actively identifying constraints and deploying mitigation plans.

  • Participate and support Project Managers/Supervisors on projects with the goal of delivering strategic improvements linked to business objectives.

  • Data interrogation, analysis and reporting of KPI's. Providing data backed opinions to senior management to support decision making and strategy planning. Knowledge of SAP would be beneficial in achieving this requirement.

  • Recruit employees; assign, mentor, and evaluate their performance; overseeing their development in alignment to business objectives.

Qualifications : 

  • Educated to at least university degree level in a relevant subject

  • Eager to put your experience and management ability to work in a dynamic and progressive environment.

  • Relevant experience in management position- Manufacturing/Chemistry environment is an advantage

  • Strong people skills, technical knowledge and influential leadership ability will really make an impact.

Agilent is an equal opportunity employer.

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