Nightshift Factory Manager

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 31 October 2022

About the role

Here at Xtrac we are looking for a Nightshift Factory Manager to enhance performance across our machine shop.  Providing leadership to the nightshift machine shop department teams, you will be delegating and managing workload, managing team development, supporting team leaders to manage performance and deputising in the absence of the Plant 1 Manager.

You will be experienced in cross departmental management with the ability to manage to achieve the required levels of quality and output. This role will oversee the workings of machine shop operations, planning, managing, and implementing schedules to ensure deadlines are met, and high-quality remains through production and delivery.

Not only will you manage the different teams to meet business targets, but you’ll identify and introduce cost saving and problem-solving methodologies across the factory to contribute to the success of Xtrac.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone that can support, guide and motivate a team in a fast paced and ever-growing business.

About you

You will be someone who has good management skills across multiple functions within a manufacturing environment, this is essential to ensure the success of our operations. You will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Visual and project management experience
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems – we will train you on ours
  • Good understanding of PFMEA or equivalent problem-solving techniques
  • Sound understanding of Engineering drawings
  • Experience within a machine shop environment
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to manage people of different skillsets
  • Good understanding of manufacturing principles
  • IT competency with the full use of MS Office
  • Proactive attitude with an ability to motivate others

The following criteria is desirable but not essential:

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Knowledge or experience with transmission components
  • Experience within Motorsport, Automotive or Aerospace industries

About Xtrac

Xtrac are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the world’s most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Both our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time to join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…

Accountability – own it and learn from it

Responsibility – we do what we say we will

Respectful – to everyone

Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views

Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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