Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.
We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.
Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer.
We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.
We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030.
Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials : we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained;
we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK
Description of Team / Department
Aggregates Operations - Central East flexible on location and remote working
Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role
To work alongside the RGM, AOM, Commercial and operational teams with the aim of increasing productivity and quality whilst reducing costs.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement by reviewing production processes and equipment to identify and implement processes that will reduce cycle times, process variation, defects, lead times,capped inventory or costs.
Automotive or electronics background
Develop effective relationships that enable the influence of new process technique to be designed for manufacture and support other department members to ensure we are working together to achieve overall business goals
Identify optimal operating parameters to maximise output of operations
Reviewing developments in machinery and production techniques that will sustain effective and lasting change.
Drive all sites towards a full standardized 5S TPM maintenance system
Produce production planning tool to optimize pit balance of operations
Identify and implement improvement opportunities.
Maintain the ethos of a right first time culture.
Source suppliers and partners that will challenge the status quo
Ensure delivery of projects on time and on budget, whilst following PMG
Apply statistical Process Control and Design of Experiment techniques to understand the voice of the process
Develop, Implement and Maintain maintenance system using historical performance data and recommended regimes
Gather information from sites, including future feed material grading data, production splits, process settings and product gradings
Monitor performance by gathering relevant data
Manage team of process technicians across sites in Central to embed process improvement initiatives, improving profitability and efficiency of sites
Justify the return on any investment delivering an easily measurable ROI on each project or capital investment.
Adopt industry best practice tools for understanding and ensuring the process, such as Aggflow
Skills / Experience
Process Control, Lean management, Six Sigma
Mechanical, or Production Engineering HND
Preferable trained in SPC, Lean and / or Six Sigma systems (Green belt)
Automotive, fmgc or electronics background
Excellent Remuneration and Benefits
27 days holiday
Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.
24 / 7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
A comprehensive structured induction programme.
Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
Access to discounted private medical benefits
Paid day off to Volunteer every year
Holiday Purchase Scheme
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
Location : Central East flexible on location and remote working
Full Time / Part Time : full time
Working Hours : 48.00 hrs
Contract Type : Permanent
Shift Description : Monday to Friday
Company Vehicle : car