Located on the North Wales / Cheshire border, Broughton is the largest Airbus plant in the UK and focuses primarily on the manufacture of wings for the Airbus family of aircraft.
We make it Fly!
What are we looking for?
We are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Manager to take responsibility for all manufacturing operations within a programme / build stage, ensuring on time and on cost supply of quality products to our customers. You will have the experience needed to strike the right balance between hands-on engagement in daily activities and tactical deployment of the company objectives. This role will have the breadth and resources to shape how manufacturing operates and how materials flow on the shop floor. You will have line management responsibility for assembly / test, manufacturing, engineering and logistics / stores.
Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will add value through operation and Continuous Improvement of an effective Lean based Management System, plan for the development of skills and competencies needed to deploy the production plan for the area of scope, and ensuring that Production Managers implement this plan effectively. The Manufacturing Manager ensures that the manufacturing area for which they are accountable meets EHS requirements and that their team follows the process.
Experience in high volume / high variety production of complex products and systems is essential. You should also have demonstrable experience leading and improving a skilled team to deliver consistently high performance as people management is a key part of this role. To achieve the strategic plans for the development of manufacturing you will need excellent prioritisation skills, high energy, clear focus, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be calm under pressure.
This is an excellent opportunity for a manufacturing professional seeking a challenging role in a high tech environment with the support and resources available to succeed.
What skills will I need to be successful?
What skills would be beneficial?
In return we can offer a compensation package with pension, annual profit share, an ever growing list of company benefits and strong career development opportunities across our transnational, market leading company.
Most of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise to consider your request.
We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business; if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the Recruitment Business Partner who contacts you.
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.