Reference : 574151

Melting Performance Manager

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/13/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Melting Performance Manager opportunity.

How you will utilise your expertise:

This role is working with the Melting Team at Saint-Gobain PAM who are based in Melton Mowbray.  PAM is the premier supplier of ductile and cast iron products to the UK's key utilities, telecoms, highways, civil engineering, construction and housing companies.  In a typical week we will manufacture in the region of 400 tons of products including access and drainage covers.
The Performance Manager leads this team under an often pressurised and safety critical environment, ensuring safe and efficient production of iron feeding our foundry.

Key duties will include:

• Manage the performance of the melting operation.
• Manage and lead a team 15 skilled foundry operators, Department & Team Leaders
• Oversee the weekly shut down and re-lighting of a Cupola Furnace
• Attend daily production meetings and cascade key data to your team
• Creation and monitoring of a training and development plan to close any skills gaps
• Manage Continuous Improvement Projects - improving processes and procedures including – production, waste and quality
• Driving a H&S culture with your own team and across the site
• Develop both internal and external relationships including; Site Management Team, Maintenance Department, Process Engineers, Line Managers, Team Leaders, Production Teams and raw material suppliers

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

• IOSH qualification or equivalent
• Experience leading a team in an industrial manufacturing/engineering environment (foundry experience preferable but not essential)
• Metallurgical understanding would be an advantage, or an interest/ knowledge in chemistry
• A strong people manager with great communication and influencing skills
• Flexible with regards to working hours – this is primarily a day’s role, however your responsibility spans 3 shifts covering a 24-hour operation which on occasion may require your support outside of your usual working hours.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Saint Gobain PAM this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?
At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.


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