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Performance Control Leader, Manufacturing 
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8/23/2017 10:23:59 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales 
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BS4825:      Performance Control Leader, Manufacturing

Salary:            £ Competitive plus Benefits

Location:        Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Job Type:       Permanent


The world’s largest manufacturer of high-technology cables and systems for energy and telecommunications is now looking for a Performance Control Leader (PCL) to work in the South Wales area. Reporting to the Production Manager the Performance Control Leader will be responsible for the management of a suite of measures and standards, in a given Process Stream, including business critical KPIs and SOPs through the application and management of the infinite loop (performance control and loss reduction model).


Key Responsibilities

  • Safety

Responsible for health and safety within allocated process stream

Responsible for 5S, including audits within allocated process stream

Conduct initial accident investigations, as required

Conduct safe / unsafe behaviour discussions with employees


  • Area Daily / Weekly Control

Daily control (of KPIs) to minimise process deviations

Review process performance through a daily summary and escalation meeting with the Production Manager

Work with Operators and the Pillars to improve data quality, review and update standards, eradicate forbidden losses and ensure effective communication and implementation

Attend daily production plan deployment meeting

Take appropriate corrective actions to ensure product flow and project progress


  • Loss Reduction Projects

Working with Operators and Pillar support to drive continuous improvement projects

Manage Loss Reduction Actions or projects to eradicate losses and improve KPI performance

Facilitate weekly project meetings and ensure daily that agreed actions are being completed


  • Quarterly KPI Loss Analysis / Phased Plans

Review quarterly performance data and KPI loss analysis, confirm loss reduction plan for following quarter and KPI targets.


  • Employee Engagement

Ensure effective communication with employees

Support the Aberdare Production Manager with people related actions

In conjunction with employees develop, maintain and communicate SOPs

Ensure effective hand-overs are completed


Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates will possess a good level of general education and will ideally be qualified to a minimum HND, although appropriate work experience would also qualify.
  • You will have experience in the manufacturing process and be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of cable manufacturing methods and techniques, in addition to a sound theoretical engineering knowledge.
  • You will have a good level of computer literacy and be capable of analysing data, drawing conclusions and identifying actions to be taken.
  • The ability to communicate effectively at a variety of levels and accurately convey at time technical information is essential, as is the ability to influence to ensure the achievement of results.
  • Candidates will be required to participate in a structured training program, provided by an external provider, focusing on the Infinite Loop performance control and loss reduction model and continuous improvement tools, delivered weekly on-site in Aberdare.
  • PCLs will be required to provide on a rota basis, out of hours support including limited on-site working at weekends.


Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.  Please state your salary expectations.

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