The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18609

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 10:18 PM)
    Plant Manager
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Plant Manager is responsible for the day to day leadership of the facility and driving continuous improvement in the operational performance with regards to Safety, People, Productivity, Quality, Cost & Delivery. The Plant Manager is responsible for leading their team in achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction and Operational Excellence.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    • Drive continual improvements in site safety.
    • Achieve budget targets.
      • Output
      • Cost control
      • Drive productivity improvements across the operations
      • Quality targets
    • Maintain the highest standards with regards to 6S across the site
    • Develop and coach the team
    • Effectively manage intercompany customer relationships
    • Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the Plant, covering all segments of plant operations including: Safety, Production, Maintenance and Quality Control
    • Ensure achievement of set operations targets
    • Develop the full potential of the site
    • Continuously define and implement improvement plans to optimize quality, productivity, cost and delivery
    • Lead continuous improvement efforts
    • Ensure succession planning takes place in key roles within Operations

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    • A minimum of 7-10 years experience in plant management
    • Six sigma / lean qualifications.
    • A Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing or Business Management


    Salary & Benefits

    • Competitive
    • Bonus
    • Private health Cover
    • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
    • Employee Benefits Scheme
    • Pension Scheme



    Core Competencies

    Previous proven Leadership experience in a large Manufacturing facility

    • Exposure to the manufacturing of mining equipment would be advantageous but not essential
    • Strong leadership qualities
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead change
    • Commercially astute
    • Strong collaboration skills
    • Ability to move in and out of detail with ease
    • Desire and drive for results
    • Break down departmental barriers and build effective teams
    • Effective communicator with the ability to articulate ideas at all levels
    • Ability to solve problems/troubleshoot various issues including safety, quality, maintenance and production
    • Analytical and can perform root cause analysis and corrective actions across the plant
    • Confident and assertive
    • Strong influencing and stakeholder management capabilities


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