Production Manager


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Wolverhampton, WV

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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

Role summary:

The Production Manager will be responsible for the effective management of an autonomous operational unit (Machine Shop) to achieve customer satisfaction, quality, delivery, cost and turnaround time.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Manage, lead and motivate all the teams within the module

  • Contribute to the strategic planning process of developing the module in line with the Aftermarket MRO / Machine Shop business strategy

  • Ensure capacity and capability are continually planned in order to meet agreed customer due dates and TRT’s

  • Ensure consistent communication is maintained throughout the department and external processes

  • Drive and co-ordinate project improvement activity ensuring effective monitoring and evaluation such that milestone are achieved and hazards are anticipated and resolved

  • Ensure the application of lean, such that at all levels opportunities for continuous improvement and waste elimination are identified and acted on

  • Work with Team Leaders and Team technicians to develop and achieve monthly, weekly & daily targets for customer due dates, TRT, output and effectiveness

  • Deputise for Machine Shop Manager as and when required

  • Lead/Co-Lead lean events to ensure waste is continually eliminated and lead times are reduced

  • Identify training requirements with Team Leaders and initiate plans

  • Manage workload per cell through the machine shop and external processes ensuring deliveries are aligned to meet customer requirements and are in-line with capacity constraints

  • Ensure regular communication updates are provided to the customer

  • To work to tight deadlines

Personal Characteristics:

  • Competent change management skills with a commitment to CI, team working and continuous improvement

  • Energetic and results focused with experience of managing to agreed measures of performance and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • Capable of developing into a bigger role within defined period of time

  • ACE Associate, suitable qualifications and experience.

About Us

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Our benefits package includes a competitive base salary as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, as well as private dental & healthcare. In addition, there is an Employee Assistance Programme, ability to buy and sell holidays, cycle to work scheme, employee discounts and a fantastic pension scheme.

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. Collins Aerospace is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion because we believe that acknowledging and learning from people from many different backgrounds and interests creates an environment where everyone can be their best, ensuring that Collins can be its best. All welcome. All equal. All in.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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