Honeywell Cell Leader / Production Supervisor in Luton, United Kingdom
Cell Leader / Production Supervisor. Luton, Bedfordshire.
Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader of aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; power generation systems; specialty chemicals; fibers; plastics and advanced materials.
The company is committed to providing quality products, integrated system solutions and services to customers around the world. Honeywell products touch the lives of most people everyday, whether you’re flying on a plane, driving a car, heating or cooling a home, furnishing an apartment, taking medication for an illness or playing a sport.
Why you would want this role?
This is an amazing opportunity to join Honeywell as a Cell Leader / Production Supervisor. You will be hands on with some supervisory leadership. Honeywell recently acquired Elster and the successful candidate will be involved in developing the operation systems.
What are we looking for?
Someone with hands on manufacturing experience, who is an expert with small parts assembly, production, technical testing and who is currently in a Supervisor or Team lead role. Ultimately someone capable of making Honeywell Water Meters and leading a team of production staff. ** You will be required to work shifts, including nights
Tasks and Responsibilities
Reporting to a Team Leader, effectively organise the resource in a cell or cells to satisfy customer requirements on a day to day basis. Identify, drive and sustain improvement activities in line with Key Metrics: Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Stock Accuracy and Continuous Improvement.
Communicate key metrics and departmental issues with your Team Leader and Manufacturing Manager
Conduct Tier 1 Meetings Daily at a designated time to review production metrics and issues
Attend Tier 2 Meetings Daily (Early Shift only) at a designated time and report back production metrics and issues to your Cell in a timely manner
All communications should be conducted in a non-threatening manner
Ensure the effective communications processes are followed
Refer all uncertainty to your Team Leader and Manufacturing Manager or other appropriate personnel
Attend any other Business related meetings as required
You will be the key contact to ensure Cell/department work is raised and completed on
time to Standards and customer requirements
Maintain visual metrics daily
Evaluate and act upon variation to standard timings to ensure efficiency accuracies
Generate daily Production/Sales reports and paperwork to assist in the achievement of customer requirements
Review any lost minutes daily and generate corrective actions appropriately
Review Production Plan against current conditions and generate corrective actions to address all shortfall(s). Communicate all Safety, Quality, Delivery, HSE, Inventory issues to the Team Leader whilst following the escalation procedure to highlight issues to functional Leaders
Ensure cell training matrix is completed and up to date
Co-ordinate on the job and HSE training
To undertake all other reasonable duties as requested by Team Leaders and the
Conduct cell risk assessments as and when required
Ensure cell level risk assessment summary sheets are signed and posted monthly
Ensure HSE observations and conditions are reported
Feedback to team the daily HSE information message
Responsible for Cell HSE daily Metrics
Ensure daily 5s activities are completed as per defined schedule
Ensure general housekeeping and the maintenance of 5S Principles
Maintain visual replenishment systems within the production areas, ensuring materials stored are kept to a minimum
Maintain visual cell information board with appropriate data examples of which are Productivity, Quality Yield, Health & Safety Audits etc.
Use rapid problem solving techniques to implement permanent corrective actions relating to Cell quality issues. Report major Quality or Documentation issues to a Team leader in line with the escalation procedure
Lead/participate in root cause analysis
Initiate and follow the Tier1 escalation process
Ensure Cell Quality Metrics are updated daily
Ensure Operating Manuals are available, up to date, utilised and adhered to for every job
Confirm Operator adherence to work instructions
Complete process confirmation checks daily as specified
Responsible for ensuring Cell performance against daily quality metrics
Ensure equipment and machines are always in a safe and good working condition
Participate in Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM),Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), maintenance and improvement projects
Ensure the smooth changeover of jobs on the production line to minimise down time .
What skills and requirements do you need?
A good basic level of education
Cell Leadership experience
Assembly and Production experience
Competent in Microsoft Office packages – Word, Excel
Knowledge of lean tools
Consistently demonstrate the 12 Honeywell Behaviours and the HOS Key Behaviours
Flexibility – ability to work in other departments throughout Manufacturing
What’s important to us?
Capable of motivating people.
Demonstrated communication skills both written and verbal.
Good people skills for building relationships with colleagues at all levels.
Self-motivated capable of working to challenging team/personal targets.
Able to work to tight deadlines.
Analytical thinking – ability to understand cause and effect.
Think ahead, be pro-active and take ownership.
Managing pressure effectively.
Good organizational skills with an ability to prioritize.
** You will be required to work various Shift patterns, including nights.
What makes Honeywell cool?
Honeywell’s innovative technologies are making our world cleaner and more sustainable, more secure, connected, energy efficient and productive. At Honeywell you have a unique opportunity to build world changing products with global reach backed up by a solid and respected entity that offers opportunities to leverage great people and great ideas to make a difference. http://www.honeywell.com/who-we-are/our-initiatives
Job: *Integrated Supply Chain
Title: Cell Leader / Production Supervisor
Requisition ID: 00354288