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Production Program Manager

Ref no. BHN561646
Location Gloucester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

The PPM is the operational focal between production, operations and programs. Is responsible for structural industrial performance (eg delivery, quality) for the Program.

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Production Program Manager


Production Program Manager

Job description

Job Title: Production Program Manager

Location: Gloucester

The PPM is the operational focal between production, operations and programs. Is responsible for structural industrial performance (eg delivery, quality) for the Program.

* Work with multifunctional teams to understand and prioritise industrial global critical activities (including: cost reduction, manufacturability, design changes, NC etc.) & validate Engineering Design Changes on behalf of Operations, in-line with production capability.
*You will be accountable for costs for the Production scope of work for its Programs. This will include consolidating cost saving actions for MAKE parts, and promote Industrial teams to identify cost saving opportunities
*Verify Manufacturing & Assembly plans are in line with the defined parameters and ensure protection of the Program;
*Understand and analyse risks of your program and evaluate risk mitigation plans;
*You will coordinate the recovery plan for all functions, to restore the performance of the program if required, making suggestions to improve the Industrial Scheme based on the existing performance & risks. Ensuring recovery action plans are consistent and robust;
*Monthly management of Supply risk during transfers
*Manage program stock levels policies (Buffer Stock, Buffer Time, Production Plan buffer target);
*Contribute to MTP preparation & consolidation by defining the vision of the Industrial Scheme evolution and risks to take into account;
*Consolidate NRC budgets for Production;

Complementary Description

What we will give you?
*Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday (4.5 day working week)
*25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
*Annual bonus & Share scheme options
*Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)
*Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities
*Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes including: cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships and more!
*Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes
*STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
*Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs
*10% & PMI

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?
*Experience in a Manufacturing/Operations environment is essential, with Landing Gear Product knowledge highly advantageous.
*You will have project/program management experience, with proven examples of improving performance
*You will have experience in configuration management, planning, understanding of basic MRPII processes, and use of ERP (Ideally SAP)
*Strong ability to build and communicate a vision across cross-functional teams, coordination of cross functional teams with the ability to drive recovery plans
*You'll be customer oriented, and procurement & purchasing knowledge would be beneficial

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