Machine Shop Manager

Machine Shop Manager 

Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil

Triumph Furniture, a growing specialist Furniture manufacturing company are seeking a dynamic Machine Shop Manager with a background in fabrication and machining to manage the Machine Shop at Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil.

Manufacturing an unrivalled range of products, Triumph Furniture succeeds in creating efficient and motivating environments across the UK, Europe and Asia. Flexible and reliable service makes our Furniture the leading choice for government departments, educational establishments and corporations. Triumph has showrooms in South Wales, London, Holland and Shanghai.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in all manufacturing practices, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

The role of the Department Manager will be to:

  • Fully understand production data, analyze trends and take appropriate corrective action.
  • Have the ability to set direction and communicate clear departmental objectives to the team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions where necessary taking into account all relevant and available information.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills to plan ahead to complete tasks on time and to the required standard.
  • Flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude to change and improvement.
  • Understands the overall direction of the business and is able to appreciate the relevance and impact of departmental performance.
  • Managing the production staff - Up to 25 people.
  • Ensuring KPIs are met.
  • Actively involved with Continuous Improvement and Lean on the shop floor.
  • Planning of the workload, production scheduling and planning.
  • Ensuring training of staff is to top standard.
  • Ensuring Product standards are maintained.
  • Introduction of continuous improvement procedures for new manufacturing technologies.

To succeed you will have:

  • A Minimum of 5 years production management experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong people management skills - Production Manager.
  • Be a good planner and coordinator.
  • Proficient in manufacturing methodologies.

Desirable:

  • Furniture manufacturing experience.

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send us your full CV and covering letter.

Company Description

Triumph is one of the UK’s leading furniture manufacturers.

Nearly 70 years of experience combined with an unstoppable drive for innovation, ensures Triumph continues to win high profile contracts and awards. From family run headquarters in South Wales, our design team’s focus on style and quality translates into highly effective work and breakout solutions for our customers.

Manufacturing an unrivalled range of products, Triumph Furniture succeeds in creating efficient and motivating environments across the UK, Europe and Asia. Flexible and reliable service makes Furniture as the leading choice for government departments, educational establishments and corporations. Triumph has showrooms in South Wales, London, Blackburn, Holland and Shanghai.

Closing Date:
27/08/2018

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