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education:
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highest Eng qualification:  
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manufacturing experience:
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relevant skills/experience:
In previous roles (please specify company, depth of expertise etc.)...

1. To what extent have you had experience of managing the technical elements of pressed product processes?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide details of technical competence and knowledge you have drawn on to ensure the safe and successful management of pressed product processes.
2. To what extent have you had experience of managing the technical elements of CNC processes?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide details of technical competence and knowledge you have drawn on to ensure the safe and successful management of CNC processes.
3. Our products form part of mission critical applications therefore they must be manufactured to specific requirements. To what extent have you been involved in supporting the achievement of regulator and customer compliance requirements?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Describe the types of processes which required standard instructions, why you think they were important to have in place and any involvement you had in creating or maintaining such documentation.
4. The failure of one of our parts could have serious consequences, therefore product quality and integrity is crucial. To what extent have you been required to be involved with ensuring the delivery of a high-quality product or service?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Describe why you think the delivery of quality products or services is important and what you do to ensure the required standards are achieved and maintained.
5. Ensuring customers receive their orders on time and in full is essential to our business. With this in mind, to what extent have you been required to drive the achievement of targets and / or deadlines?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Describe the types of targets / deadlines you have been required to achieve, how realistic the achievement of the target / deadline was and actions you took to ensure their achievement.
6. We are all responsible for our own and our colleague’s safety at work. To what extent have you been involved with supporting Health and Safety initiatives?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Describe your responsibilities in relation to supporting Health and Safety requirements and any training undertaken.
7. Teams require understanding and focus to achieve and exceed their goals. To what extent have you been required to motivate a team to ensure the achievement of a common goal?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide an example of an activity or project you have been involved in, was the goal successfully achieved, the role you played and any observations of how the team could have performed better.
8. As a First Line Manager you will normally be the first person to notice if an employee’s performance is falling below expectations. To what extent have you been involved with managing employee performance?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Describe the tools and processes used to manage employee performance how successful you have found them to be.
9. Ensuring that knowledge, experience and best practice are captured effectively in written procedures and other documentation is a key requirement of the role. To what extent have you been involved in preparing and developing such documentation?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide an example of a situation where you improved written procedures, how you deployed the change with your team and how you proved the effectiveness of this change?
10. Small changes can have a big impact. We encourage all employees to look for improvements within their work environment and the processes they use. To what extent have you been required to manage with continuous improvement activities?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide an example of an improvement activity you have been involved with, the role you took within the activity and the impact it had.
11. The sharing of knowledge and skills is imperative for the growth and development of both the business and its employees. To what extent have you been required to be involved in the training and development of colleagues?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide an example of a training activity which required you to assist in the development of a team member, highlighting any difficulties you encountered.
12. Positive attitudes and behaviours in the workplace are key to achieving positive relationships and a productive working environment. To what extent have you been involved in managing employees demonstrating negative attitudes and behaviours?
task frequency level of responsibility area expertise
     
Provide an example of when you have had to tackle poor behaviour or attitude. What approach did you take and what was the outcome?

production experience:
machined products:  
formed products:  
laser/EDM cut products:  
pressed products:  
press brake:  
hydraulic press:  
servo press:  
flywheel press:  
hand press:  
complex assemblies:  
gauges, jigs:  
press or roll tooling:  

training:
health and safety:
Yes No
trained auditor:
Yes No
leadership, management:
Yes No
first aid:
Yes No
lean, six sigma, continuous improvement:
Yes No
project management:
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PUWER (power press) regulations:
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CNC programming:
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other (please specify):
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