Production Supervisor – Curtain Walling

  • Listed: November 30, 2017 11:13 am
  • Company Name: Elk Recruitment
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary Package: Negotiable
  • Required Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education: Anything
  • Emirates: Dubai
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
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Position: Production Supervisor Facades

Location: UAE

Salary: Neg DOE

One of the regions largest design/manufacture/suppliers of Curtain Walling both stick and unitized are now looking for an experienced professional Production Manager to join and lead their team.

Job Purpose:

Supervise and control all production and technical activities in the Fabrication/Assembly Plant. To supervise, train, motivate and take appropriate action, when necessary, in the management of staff performance. Control materials in and out of the department.

Principal Accountabilities:

Quality 1. Maintain high-quality levels while promoting a quality-focused culture among the staff.2. Liaise with Quality department staff to ensure our own and customer standards are realised.3. Ensure all relevant documentation is filled out as per company procedures.4. Maintain and promote high standards of housekeeping.

Productivity / Output 1. Achieving production plan/targets on a continuous base and hold daily production meetings.2. Reduce or increase headcount to meet capacity requirements in conjunction with the Plant manager.3. Prioritise work as changes occur throughout the shift period.4. Record accurate production and scrap figures.5. Reduce reject production levels and identify problematic processes.6. Record and report any process issues/changes that may arise.7. Ensure all materials/consumables required for production are in place and downtime is not caused as a result of absent materials or shortfalls.8. Carry out thorough shift change over with outgoing and incoming shifts where appropriate.9. Increase productivity through continuous improvement and lean techniques.10. Set up clear process lines for product types.11. Ensure weekly KPI’s are completed and analyze them with your team on a weekly basis, report to Plant manager on same.12. Create a full Library of Work Instructions for all activities within the manufacturing process.

Human Resources 1. Maintain and promote a good working relationship between staff.2. Promote a teamwork culture within the department.3. Carry out performance reviews with your team.4. Monitor and control absenteeism and late arrivals.5. Ensure all operatives adhere to company health and safety policies procedures and instructions.

Job Boundaries: Responsible for the safety and training of all staff within the departmentRegular internal communication of departmental performance information.In conjunction with Plant manager hire and / or dismissal of staff where appropriate.

Knowledge & Experience:

Production/Plant Management within the curtain walling industry in Europe, 6 yrs
Degree Qualified
Lean/Six Sigma
Basic Finance
Personal Skills Required
Excellent interpersonal/Organisational skills.
Strong leadership qualities.
Able to take responsibility and work on own initiative.
A proven ability to train and develop a teamwork culture.
Technical Skills Required
A proven knowledge of process improvement. Preferably gained through a combination of education and work experience.
Knowledge of a wide range of fabrication equipment and their respective capabilities Mechanically Minded.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to read complex CAD Drawings
Elk Recruitment is an award-winning niche recruitment firm with offices currently in Co Carlow and London. Our core competency is the placement of permanent and contract Junior, mid and senior level professionals within the Façade, Window, and Doors, Medical Device, Curtain Walling & Construction industry throughout Ireland and abroad.

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Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

Curtain Walling Production Supervisory: 5 years

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