Operation Manager

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Sep 2019
Ref
1492686
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Manufacturing
Role Summary/Purpose:
    To provide leadership to a team of people managers within an area or business segment. Overall responsibility for EHS, Quality, Cost and manpower planning, with the purpose of meeting productivity and operating targets.Roles are available in Assembly and Composites
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide product area leadership in the achievement of goals with respect to EHS, Quality, Cost, Production, Manpower and Compliance
  • Pursue state of the art technology and processes to enhance product/process predictability and delivered quality requirements
  • Interface with other organisations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time
  • Provide on-going support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
  • Advocate Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the product area, driving on-going improvements and the Lean Vision of the value stream
  • Support Action Workouts and utilise Lean Six Sigma tools to improve processes
  • Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees
  • Achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service
  • Support Senior Operations Manager (IPT Lead) in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources
  • Select, hire, train, develop, and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel
    - Flow Leader and Shop employees and drive engagement
  • Line management of a group of Flow Leaders
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing leadership role
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate capability to move beyond this position in the organisation
  • Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/workingBaseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Prior experience as a leader within a manufacturing area and with implementing productivity tools is preferred
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
  • Ability to anticipate customer needs and ensure that they are met
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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