Heat Treatment/Laboratory Manager

Posted 5 months ago by Candidate Source
Location Huddersfield Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary Highly competitive basic salary plus industry-leading benefits package Sector Engineering
A growing global business that has been trading for over 120 years with over 1000 staff members worldwide working across 20 global sites is looking for a Heat Treatment/Laboratory Manager in Huddersfield. They focus on industrial rotating equipment and drive units, supplying every major sector. 

You will be managing and developing the department, ensuring there is an effective process for production and customer requirements. You will also be ensuring that furnace uptime is managed in line with internal requirements and that all parts are conforming through mechanical laboratory checks.  

As a Heat Treatment/Laboratory Manager, your duties will include: 
  • Ensuring that all company health, safety, environmental and quality standards and procedures are always adhered to.
  • Ensuring twice-yearly service schedule is adhered to, to ensure optimum uptime.
  • Organising the two departments to achieve the best possible results in production.
  • Ensuing call out rota is maintained, and personnel are available when required.
  • Increasing productivity and improving lead times.
  • Combining the 2 departments to work side by side.
  • Developing operators’ skills to enhance their job capabilities.
  • Developing the department's equipment and facilities.
  • Ensuring laboratory checks are carried out in line with internal requirements.
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings or additional scope activities.
  • Reporting targets to the Operations Manager.
  • Liaising with the site Cell Leaders and prioritising their work in accordance with the company’s monthly target.
  • Managing workloads and ensuring communication to key internal stakeholders is to the highest of standards.
  • Optimising processes – assessing all processes and updating where necessary.
To be a successful Heat Treatment/Laboratory Manager, you will have the following skills and experiences: 
  • An understanding of Heat Treatment techniques.
  • Knowledge of Non-destructive testing.
  • Knowledge of metallurgy.
  • Previous management experience, ideally within a heat treatment/metallurgical discipline.
  • A hands-on managerial style.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SAP is preferred but is not essential.
In return for this role, you will receive a highly competitive basic salary plus an industry-leading benefits package. 

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