Manufacturing Manager

Requisition ID:  27910
Job Location(s): 

Havant, GB

Job Description

Danfoss is proud to be at the forefront of driving a global transformation in digital and electric solutions that increase productivity and energy efficiency.  We are truly passionate about investment, and innovation, as we continue to support our customers' journey towards a greener and lower-carbon future.

 

As a result of an internal promotion, we now have an exciting new opportunity to recruit a Manufacturing Manager to be based at our UK flagship plant in Havant, Hampshire (PO9 2NB).

 

As Manufacturing Manager you’ll play a significant role in the leadership of the plant, and take responsibility for a variety of functions including Milling, Turning, Assembly and Maintenance, deploying your outstanding people skills with strong technical, manufacturing, commercial and general business expertise to ensure our business delivers successfully for our customers, whilst continuing to drive the application of world class manufacturing principles across the manufacturing operations in Havant.

Job Responsibilities

The successful Manufacturing Manager will hold responsibility for:

 

•    Responsibility for operations SQDC – (Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost).
•    Plan, select, appraise and train personnel towards a multi-functional and flexible business environment.
•    Drive continuous improvements through DBS (Danfoss Business System).
•    Provide a safe working environment by providing tools and equipment that comply with all legal and Danfoss requirements.
•    Develop and monitor value streams and individual goals and objectives to improve plant performance.
•    Provide the atmosphere, leadership, innovation and working environment to support actions in the workplace that reduces cost of manufacture and increase factory throughput / efficiency.
•    Provide leadership and direction in the development, maintenance and improvement of processes to meet the needs of all stakeholders, Customers, Employees, Suppliers, our environment and community. This process should be in support and aligned with any internal or external standards i.e., ISO 14001.
•    Administer necessary controls to ensure effective management of direct expenses and capital budgets
•    Coordinate projects and production programs in support of divisional and plant objectives. 
•    Maintain a high morale level within all departments and maintain a work environment in accordance with Danfoss Philosophy & Work Practices
•    Maintain a diverse culture ensuring high ethical standards at all times
•    Support the generation of the five-year manufacturing strategy aimed at achieving the manufacturing cost and volume targets.
•    Responsible for capacity planning and manufacturing resource planning.
•    Responsible for Maintenance and Facilities teams (currently outsourced), and associated budgets.

Background & Skills

The successful Manufacturing Manager will demonstrate:


•    Degree qualification or similar in Engineering or related discipline (Preferred) 
•    Demonstratable leadership skills with managerial experience. 
•    Experience of precision manufacturing processes combined with relevant technical expertise and experience.
•    Familiarity with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques with the necessary skills to act as a driver for change, integrating best practice throughout manufacturing operations.
•    Excellent communication, people management, development and mentoring skills.
•    Be able to create and support a team environment. 
•    Demonstrate strategic planning, business acumen, customer and commercial awareness skills.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.