Tec or PPIM would be an advantage. Technical knowledge important
Supervision of areas of responsibility
Create Works order timeously to ensure workflow in the workshop is sufficient and shortages identified early in the production cycle
Manage the back-order report and ensure customers receive stock required.
Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, building and maintaining good relationships with them, and checking the quality of service/product provided.
Where required monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements.
Buying the best quality equipment, goods and services from an approved company at the most competitive prices, whilst ensuring all purchasing decisions are compliant with Company policies and procedures.
Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers and relevant internal departments
Ensure that all component delivery dates are maintained and updated accordingly to meet the production needs.
Ensure that all orders for components are properly documented, authorised and are placed in a timely manner.
Work with engineering and sales departments for monitoring and maintaining stock levels, reviewing cost and minimum stock levels of all parts.
Ensure products are built to target cost.
Ensure that components and services are available in a timely manner to meet the requirements for production.
Coordinate with appropriate manufacturing personnel and provide solutions to problems related to Production such as material shortage status, rejection, scrap, re-work, etc.
Analyze material shortages, review order progress, and adjust plans and schedules as necessary.
Coordinate and communicate all plans, schedules, changes and modification to appropriate Departments.
Undertake administrative duties within the operations team as and when required.
To drive continuous improvement in all activities undertaken.
To manage production staff and recruit and discipline as required with due regard to relevant legislation.
To ensure all products are manufactured to the correct quality standard and in compliance with the ISO9001 requirements.
Maintain detailed capacity planning data to ensure correct factory loadings and achievable delivery schedules
To ensure that all health and safety and employment laws are complied with.