Job Descriptions & Skills - Manufacturing Jobs

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Production Shift Engineer

Job Description

  • Working with other engineers in the manufacturing facility.
  • Examining and tendering for new equipment so as to obtain the highest quality equipment at the best price.
  • Organizing the plants start-up and shut-down schedules, ensuring a minimum loss of production time.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest trends in manufacturing industry.

Skills

  • Production or Mechanical Engineering qualifications.

Joinery Production Manager/ Supervisor

Job Description

  • Manage and instruct the workforce to undertake the allocated work to meet the defined time schedules and quality.
  • Planning of allocated workforce in accordance with the projects requirements.
  • Oversee on-site production and installation, including the protection of installed items from damage.
  • Ability to read drawings and production details and to provide required cutting lists and quantities.
  • Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and recording of project correspondence.
  • Allocate tasks, provide schedule and Coordinate with the Paint, Upholstery and carpentry divisions for the successful completion of the project.
  • Coordinate the Procurement and Logistics of the projects with Administration Department.
  • Liaise with the Showroom manager regarding incoming stock, stock levels and stock required for production.
  • Liaise with all suppliers, vendors and be familiar with multiple price options for raw materials and allied services.
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality control programs.
  • Plan and execute measures for cost control, inventory management and other policies & strategies for the success of the organization.
  • Ensure that the company policy and procedures are maintained and implemented at all times.

Skills

  • Experience in Joinery Production with Joinery/ Furniture/ Interiors manufacturing companies.
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of modern joinery/ Furniture manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of furniture manufacturing which includes but not limited to Painting, Polishing, Upholstery, Inlaying, CNC etc.
  • Must be fully familiar with all types of wood working machinery and to be fully conversant with all types of wood working machinery and their associated programs.
  • Proven leadership & Instruction skills.
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills.

Factory Operations Manager

Job Description

  • Organize the daily operations of the manufacturing, oversee employees, oversee production and efficiency,
  • Make sure the plant is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently and safely.
  • Maintain optimum operation by assigning production staff, keeping up work and production schedules.
  • Keep an watch on worker safety and plant safety.
  • Monitor the production equipment to make sure that it stays in good working order.
  • Achieve company targets.
  • Prepare annual budget and business plan.

Skills

  • Understand the market and customer needs.
  • Understands the company's financial performance.
  • Improve staff performance.
  • Be able to speak with confidence with employees and senior management.
  • Be able to motivate employees.
  • Be decisive in solving problems.
  • Identifying defects in the production line.
  • Handle production deadlines and shipping timelines.