I. Main duties and Responsibilities:
Manage daily operations in the Dieshop, Die Pickling and Die Nitriding areas.
Train and develop a team of highly skilled die technicians and polishers, transferring knowledge throughout.
Work with die technicians, die suppliers and production team to improve die performance (lower die failure ratio, longer die life, etc.) and challenge technical limits (lower tolerances, lower wall thickness, etc.).
Work with all staff and management to drive business performance (lower cost, higher quality).
Report Dieshop key performance indicator (KPIs) on a daily, monthly, annual basis using ERP/Office Tools available.
Verbal and written reporting of any relevant activities as required by the Company.
Support developing and maintaining of quality, environmental and safety procedures and certification (ISO 9001, ISO14001, TS16949, OHSAS 18001).
Working in synergy with the planning department in order to respect the schedule and to deliver a high service level to the customers.
Work with the business development and sales department at inquiry stage, supporting them for feasibility study and for proposing design parameters for profile shapes in the shortest time possible.
Selection of the optimum press, die size, extrusion ratio, cavities, available tooling to obtain the best results in term of productivity/scrap.
Reporting to the Extrusion Manager and keeping him informed of all developments in the Dieshop.
Ensure all HSE rules and regulations are complied with for employees, visitors and contractors.
Participate and report on any auditing as required by TALEX (quality, safety etc.). Realize any audit action plan as required.
Maintain cost budget for Dieshop including replacement die expenditure and labor costs, developing also replacement die policy.
Propose and execute cost saving actions.
Support the start-up of the plant, by setting-up the new die shop and tooling requirements.
Responsible for appraisals and personal development planning according to HR policy.
Responsible for administration of discipline according to HR policy.
Any other appropriate task/activity assigned by the Extrusion Manager.
II. Supervisory and Management Responsibilities:
Management of the Die shop.
Periodic reporting to the top management of all aspects of the operations.
Identify and evaluate all risk factors as well as develop appropriate risk management plans.
Work with production personnel to improve extrusion and die performance.
Work with production and maintenance personnel to develop and maintain critical manufacturing processes, tooling and documentation.
Work with the Procurement Department in preparing orders, specifications and contracts for dies and tooling.
Work with business development and sales department for inquiries and product feasibility.
Interface with suppliers focusing on achieving business objectivities.
Interface with customers for developing new solutions and products.
|Job Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Company Industry:||Industrial; Manufacturing and Production; Manufacturing|