Career Area:Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Job Title: Operations Group Manager
Salary: £49,380 - £61,715
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, up to 12% Bonus target, Share Scheme (50% Company Matched), Childcare Vouchers, Contributory Pension Scheme (Contribution double by Company up to 10%), Free Car Parking, Caterpillar Advantage website, Sports and Social Club
Location: Peterlee, Country Durham
Hours: Full Time - 36.50, with shift work.
Travel: Not required
Relocation/Sponsorship: Not supported with this role
Closing Date: Friday 9th December 2022
Job Reference: R0000172886
Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.
Caterpillar Peterlee is the worldwide source of Cat® Articulated Trucks, currently producing an 8 - model range used in many industries including mining, construction, and aggregates. The facility's manufacturing activities use the latest computer analysis techniques, robotic technology, and a state-of-the-art paint plant. Machines from the site are shipped to customers around the world.
As an Operations Group Manager you will direct a range of production areas in the manufacture and/or assembly of quality parts to meet established production requirements.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Indirectly lead a team of managers in various production areas
Responsible for embedding and coaching operational excellence metrix
Lead, coach and drive lean manufacturing across the team
Develops detailed productions plans and strategies
Expert for leading New Product Introduction (NPI) within the production areas
Steer and guides several areas to the manufacturing process such as fabrication, manufacturing, paint, assembly, test, and shipping.
NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.
Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;
Extensive experience demonstrating leadership by coaching, leading and developing a team
Strong experience and understanding of all areas within a production environment
Previous experience of developing and implementing production plans and strategies
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Analytical skills, creativity and logical thinking to reach a solution
Willing to work shifts
Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;
Any Engineering, Manufacturing or Management related degree or the equivalent experience
Previous experience of lean manufacturing
NEBOSH/IOSH qualification or evidence of safety improvements and/or has been Safety Rep
Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.
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Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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