Paint Process Manager

01 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Stephen Robinson
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time

• Develop conventional gun to electrostatic bell application
• People management of the robot programming team
• Continuous improvement programs, systems & equipment
• Health, Safety & Environment
• Quality, Cost, Delivery

Main duties:

• Ensure new projects are handed over on time & within agreed quality expectations.
• Attend project reviews & daily production meetings as & when required.
• Provide robot training and assistance to the programmers when required.
• Assist with robotic application to improve R.F.T & Yields.
• Provide technical application support to the production & project departments.
• Maintain continuous improvement programs.
• Liaise with and advise paint suppliers during new project & colour introduction.
• Continually analyse production & new products, applying continuous improvement techniques & programs to minimise application faults.
• Work closely with project engineering in the development & introduction of new projects.
• Ensure 5s housekeeping standards are maintained.
• Create & work to projects & own timing plans.
• Maximise post density.
• Project manage CIP regarding application equipment, robotics & software initiatives.
• Efficient use of paint materials i.e. transfer efficiency measures & targets.
• Leading the dirt reduction teams.
• Optimise robotic application to improve paint line transfer efficiency.

• Cost tracking for all projects to ensure project budgets are met.
• Manage effectively the robot programming team members and performance manage as and when necessary.
• To project a professional image of the company to customers/visitors.
• Accountable for organising and prioritising workloads to meet customer requirements.
• Continually update knowledge of new technology & process applications for robotic equipment.
• Maintain Health & Safety in your area & report any accidents & record.
• Compliance for all health and safety and environmental requirements within the associated area of responsibility
• Knowledge of quality standards.
• To project a professional image of the company to customers/visitors.
• Accountable for organising and prioritising workloads to meet customer requirements.
• Installing management reviews and documentation for the teams to operate within
• Undertake appraisals on an annual basis, manage training requirements and the development of team members. Ensure that training matrices are kept up to date.
• Conduct return to work interviews and maintain a firm and fair approach to disciplinary and grievance matters.

Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities:
• Ensure the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental objectives, policies and programmes are fully implemented within your department.
• Communicate Health, Safety and Environmental matters with your team members.
• Comply with Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
• Comply with the General Risk Assessments
• Comply with the Manual Handling Risk Assessments
• Comply with COSHH Risk Assessments
• Comply with the Lock Out Tag Out Procedure (where applicable)
• Comply with the Safe System of Work documents
• Take appropriate actions in emergency situations

Principles of the team:
• Multi Skill Tasking
• Flexibility
• Continuous Improvement Activities
• Development of Team Behaviour

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years Robot Programming & Paint application Experience.
• Ability to optimise, Back up & manage Robot Programs & Files.
• Good Mechanical Aptitude at H.N.C Level or similar Engineering discipline.
• Good decision making and problem solving skills.
• Good analytical skills.
• Ability to work under pressure in a high turn over Multi Batch production facility.
• Manual dexterity.
• Ability to work on own initiative & with minimum supervision.
• Good communication skills.
• Good literacy & numeracy skills.
• Computer literate.
• Strong attention span with the Tenacity to see the job through.
• Good Colour Vision.
• Knowledge of Xrite & colour measuring techniques.
• Knowledge of non-destructive testing techniques (Cross Hatch).
• Knowledge & use of CAD software.
• Able to create Timing Plans using Excel Spread Sheets & Microsoft Project

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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