Head of Kanban

West Midlands
£35000 per annum + 25 days holidays
11 Feb 2013
11 Mar 2013
HA-12325337
Azeem Jabar
Engineering
Permanent
Full Time

Huxley Associates is proud to be working for a multinational company that specialise in manufacturing electrical systems for the automation sector, within the West Midlands. They have a huge international presence, spanning over all continents, won numerous "Best factory" awards and "manufacturing excellence" awards! They supply into some of the biggest players in the machining industry and have a turnover close to £25 million. The career opportunities at this company are fantastic both in the UKand overseas.

The new opportunity of a Head of Kanban has become available to take this company to the next level. The Head of Kanban will be reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager. You will be responsible for the management and administration of Kanban agreements and associated activities with suppliers and internal stakeholders. You will also have 1-2 people reporting into yourself.


Interested? We are looking for an experienced Operations/Logistics/Supply chain engineer who is looking to step up into a senior Kanban role. You will have extensive experience working in a lean manufacturing environment and coming from a medium to low volume/high variety background. You will have experience of working with Kanban systems and more importantly working very closely with suppliers. Excellent analytical skills are paramount in this role, as well as a thorough grounding in Microsoft Excel. If you have experience in electro-mechanical parts and Microsoft Navision, this will put you at a distinct advantage.

The salary on offer is circa £35,000 + 25 days holidays.

This is an urgent role, and interviews will be taking place week commencing Monday 18th February therefore if you are interested please apply online, or via e-mail to Azeem Jabar ASAP in order to avoid disappointment.

To find out more about Huxley Associates please visit www.huxley.com