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Senior Production Shift Coordinator

Grade D, local Nitra

Salary:  From 2030 eur monthly, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



The role is leads, supports and motivates their business unit, coaching continuous improvement activities and creating a lean environment in which to identify and achieve their overall goals /objectives. Accountable for delivery of BIW in his production shift coordinating priorities and activities based on production flow (overal overview of BIW production flow and coordination of priorities to fullfill production volume targets).

Accountable for the safety of the area, promotes a safety culture, recognises safe behaviour and proactively challenges any unsafe working practices.

Leads by example and understands the needs of their team members, enabling development, growth and performance of their team, creating an environment for great two way communication.




· Accountable for compliance to Health and Safety procedures in their area and demonstrates a safety first mind set to the area. · Deputy of production manager in morning, afternoon and night shift (3 shifts pattern): coordination of safety if needed (investigation of safety accident, incident); fire marshal for body shop as contact window person for firemen teams. · Role models safety behaviours and ensures correct behaviours are demonstrated within his/her area. · Drives the identification of safety hazards, raises of (potential) near misses and coaches the team on undertaking thorough accident investigation processes. · Accountable for ensuring all team members have received appropriate Health & Safety training applicable for the area. · Lead actions to improve safety. Ensure safety, ergonomic and COSHH risk assessments.



· Coordinate smooth production flow cross whole technology in order to provide required production effectivity and quality. · Identify production problem ahead and define actions for all stakeholders in order to provide required production effectivity and quality. · Drive senior production leaders to update SQDCPE on the daily basis. · Implement coming changes in process and tools for production. · Drive business performance for the area on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, People & Environment. · Deputy of production manager in morning, afternoon and night shift (3 shifts pattern): Decision maker to set priorities (SQDCPE). · Lead DSUM in afternoon and night shift with production SPL, syncreon and STA representative. · Lead and coach teams to achieve deployed objectives and targets in line with scorecard metrics. · Create an environment for effective and open communication with own and other teams, groups and functions · Accountable for the development and capability of your team. · Demonstration of leadership behaviours and empowerment of others to proactively drive engagement and motivation across the team. · Develop Group Leaders and production operators, educational/training plans for personnel including production instructions. Identify training needs.



· Promote a ‘no faults forward, right first time’ ethos within the area. · Role model effective problem solving in the area, holding individuals to account and encourage problem solving at all levels through coaching of team members. · Promote a customer first culture within the team (internal & external). · Promoting a ‘continuous improvement’ mind-set through raising Kaizen ideas that will assure quality standards are achieved.


Team Management:

· Manage resources to ensure delivery against production targets. · Pro-actively manage absence within the team using the appropriate policy and appropriate behaviours. · Manage employee relations issues that arise within the area. · Accountable for the management of individuals & team performance using the appropriate performance management processes. · Responsible for coaching and developing team members to ensure they are able to do their job effectively. · Responsible for HR related processes (whether it be escalation via HR direct or conducting HR Meetings at the appropriate level).


Continuous improvement:

· Continuous process improvements using the Integrated Production System and Lean manufacturing principles such as Kaizen, Poke-Yoke, and 5S. · Provide motivation to all team members. Produce continuous improvement KAIZEN. · Cooperation on Engineering changes, Line trials, Process audits, PCPA Audits, TPM plans. · Manage the TPM autonomous maintenance programme in Paint production line. Responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.




· 3+ years of proven leadership experience in a manufacturing related environment

· Demonstrates strong leadership skills in a fast paced environment

· Acts as a role model to others and promotes an inclusive working environment

· Ability to be accountable for work area and related activities

· Ability to engage and motivate the team

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

· Ability to lead problem solving teams and naturally strives for continuous improvement

· Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills

· Computer literate

· Demonstrate 100% commitment and support in all situations including out-of-hours



· Experience of automotive environment

· HNC in Engineering/Production/Manufacturing

· Understanding of Quality Systems and Standard Operating Procedures

· Completion of college diploma or university degree in: Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, or similar; or equivalent college/university in a technical field

· English language – communication skills

· Good knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word




· An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.

· An individual with the ability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with longer term planning

· An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs

· An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style · A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas

· A effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members



· An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along




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