High Potential Production General Managers – Automotive

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High Potential Production General Managers – Automotive

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: c£60-70,000 + 30% shift allowance + great benefits

Our Client is an iconic brand with seriously exciting opportunities to join their business in one of three new roles. We are seeking three gifted Production General Managers on varying shift patterns to join their management team which will move the business into the next stage of growth. You will bring your expertise, from Aerospace, Automotive, Automotive 1st Tier suppliers, Precision Engineering or High-Tec manufacturing to shape and deliver an outstanding people agenda and deliver against a challenging set of KPI’s for the business. This is a great opportunity for high potential individuals to make a career defining move.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing you will:

Drive the performance and levels of productivity, efficiency and quality from Manufacturing, Build, Quality and Test teams across the organisation.

Deliver exceptional productivity, efficiency and quality with zero tolerance for error. The organisation has a highly technical agenda and as such a knowledge of engineering at a high level is important

Establish a culture of excellence that drives a change/development in behaviour from others

Hire, develop and motivate the right team to be able to deliver on these new shifts

Identify opportunities to improve, and encourage others to do the same

Develop very strong relationships cross functionally within the organisation at all levels to enable smooth handovers from each shift to the next

Leading diverse teams in a shift pattern under tight deadlines

Being responsible for all operational aspects of a business within set time frames

Holding full accountability for people, process, health, safety and security

The people:

Degree educated or equivalent ideally in an engineering discipline is essential

Relevant leadership experience gained within Automotive, 1st Tier Automotive suppliers, Precision Engineering or High tec industry

Highly impressive career trajectory to date we are seeking high performing high potential individuals

Ideally has a strong grounding in a technical engineering discipline before having moved into a more generalist leadership role

A wish to continue your career in an organsiation that delivers the best results and a brand that you can be proud to be working for.

Candidates must have the type of potential that can see their career fly in the next few years

A wide range of production/manufacturing operations within a business that requires perfection

Understanding of typical challenges/barriers that exist in this environment and how to manage these

Operations Management – ability to manage complex operations to an exceptionally high standard, under time pressure

Flexibility – both in terms of hours worked, and able to quickly adapt to a highly volatile and sometimes ambiguous environment

Motivating others – drives output through others, getting involved without micromanaging ability to coach, develop and mentor

Maximising output – strives to improve, recognises opportunity, creative with ideas on how to make change happen and stick

Communication – able to build strong relationships quickly, establish trust and an excellent dialogue so that handover times are seamless

Delivery focussed – driven by results, keen to demonstrate capability via KPIs and team communication

You will demonstrate the following key traits:

Passionate about the industries you have worked in

Committed to creating an environment to perform and passion for your work

Enthusiastic and driven to succeed in every area of our work

Intellectually curious with the ability to challenge the status quo

Credible with presence

Persistent until perfection is achieved

To apply for one of these career-defining roles please email your CV
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