Value Stream Director

West Midlands Permanent £100,000 - £120,000 per year
  • Technical leader in a growing business
  • Opportunity to progress further within the organsation

About Our Client

Global Aerospace Manufacturing company with a focus on research and development.

Job Description

  • Accountable and responsible for Value Stream profitability
  • Delivery of Operational, Programme and Engineering objectives for the Value Stream to or ahead of plan managing and mitigating all risks to the business
  • Exhibit leadership behaviours that support Operation Excellence
  • Own the Customer relationship for all current and future programmes within the Value Stream
  • Establish target conditions for improvement supported by measurable driver measures
  • Identifying and implementing Continuous Improvement ideas and methodology
  • Improve Value Stream performance by executing lean manufacturing initiatives such as Kanban, SIOP, 5S, and Kaizen while maintaining focus on Quality improvements.
  • To create and maintain an environment that encourages and supports change while maintaining compliance and protecting the business
  • Ensure contractual compliance with external agencies, customer requirements and supplier contracts, applying sound business principles within the Value Stream
  • Support Business Development activity in line with delivering the Value Stream strategy
  • Develop a culture of teamwork and accountability both within the Value Stream and with all the business interfaces, leading and motivating the team through the development and performance management of employees.

The Successful Applicant

  • Engineering degree with extensive experience in operations and program management and either product or manufacturing engineering.
  • Demonstrated track record of high-performance standards used to deliver committed objectives
  • A track record demonstrating significant progression in management; in a senior level role with direct P&L responsibility.
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplined teams including ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Committed to employee development with strong man management skills
  • Experience of change control and governance from within the Aerospace sector
  • Reliable and accountable, with a flexible approach to work, that ensures deliverables are met within the defined timescales
  • A good understanding of problem-solving techniques and their application to resolve production quality issues
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and applied practice, coupled with a desire to continuously improve operational performance
  • Strong communication skills across all levels of the business
  • Strong IT skills

What's on Offer

Competitive package and opportunity to progress further in the organisation.

Rob Bales
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering & Manufacturing Subsector
West Midlands
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