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DBA 591  Manufacturing Cell Leader (Foundry Manager) - New Zealand

Salary approx NZ$85,000+ excellent package including full relocation assistance.

Permanent Appointment

With over 45,000 Waterjet units installed worldwide, our client’s operations represents the latest in waterjet technology and is recognised as the world’s most experienced waterjet manufacturer.  The New Zealand based company employs 280 people in all aspects of waterjet design, manufacture and distribution, exporting 98% of production through both direct and distributor sales channels.

This position presents a challenging opportunity for the right person to manage all aspects of a manufacturing unit within a heavy engineering environment.

We seek applicants with a strong background in quality manufacturing, ideally with  foundry casting  knowledge and experience and be able to undertake responsibility for the leadership of the foundry that produce Al, ZN and steel castings ranging from 5kg to 1.5 tonnes. The role will cover all of the aspects of foundry management to ensure production targets are achieved as well as the highest quality standards demanded for their products.

The MCL has full responsibility for the timely delivery of high quality components, ensuring on time, cost effective delivery to an order-based production plan. There is an emphasis on continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes in order to reduce waste and increase productivity.

This will require a strong people manager who will ensure the effective leadership across multi-shift teams, maintaining a focus on internal customer delivery.  A hands on and pragmatic style is considered essential in this business.  A relevant technical qualification in a metallurgy, material sciences or foundry technology is also desirable.

Qualifications and Attributes required are:

-  Proven track record managing a manufacturing cell

- experienced at implementing process improvement

- Quality driven, internal & external customer focus

- Relevant HNC minimum qualification

-  Strong leadership and organisation skills

Appointments will have an excellent package including full relocation assistance.

If you wish to apply for this role please send your CV as soon as possible quoting reference DBA 591


DBA 594 Ferrous Foundry - Production Manager

Saudi Arabia – c£50K+flights + relocation package + bonus.

Permanent Appointment

Our client is a very progressive Engineering Company in Saudi Arabia that has modern ferrous and non ferrous foundries, an excellent machine shop with a wide range of CNC machine tools and other production facilities. The company produces high quality machined components for the oil and petrochemical industries to exacting world class standards.

There is now an immediate requirement for a Production Manager who will have operational experience in managing a ferrous based foundry using automated, semi automated and/or floor casting production processes.

The role will include the managing of the day to day activities to ensure the maximisation of plant utilisation, plant and process improvements, quality control and scrap reduction.

You must have a foundry related technical qualification and have evidence of managing a ferrous foundry. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful company who has plans for continuous expansion and as a result the role will be considered part of the senior management team.

This is a permanent appointment where our client is offering an excellent salary package complete with accommodation and other benefits. If you wish to apply for this role please send your CV as soon as possible quoting reference DBA 594.

dBA (de Belder Associates Ltd), Grove House, 4 Motcombe Grove, Heald Green, Cheshire, SK8 3TL, England
Tel: +44 (0) 161 312 7082
Email recruitment(at)debelder.co.uk
Web Site: www.foundry-jobs.com


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