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Sharing in Growth recruiting now

Vision: Developing highly valued manufacturing for this generation and the next.
Mission: Driving the productivity of UK Aerospace to compete globally, securing 10,000 jobs by 2020.

Sharing In Growth UK Limited is a unique venture wanting to make a difference to the UK aerospace manufacturing supply chain. If you are interested in joining us in this journey, we are currently recruiting for the following skill types
to join our growing team.

Engineering & Quality Coach

Role Description:

Utilising your skills and knowledge as an Engineering and Quality Coach you will be responsible for coaching and mentoring operations, engineering and quality functions within selected beneficiaries. You will be working alongside beneficiary employees, developing their knowledge and capability as you support them in ensuring manufacturing processes are capable of meeting and continuing to improve quality, cost, delivery rate and lead time requirements. Your ability to coach people in the development of effective processes, deployment and driving compliance through visual management will be key.

Through your hard work, you will be driving and accelerating best practice within aerospace manufacturing; offering the opportunity to develop highly valued manufacturing in the UK. You will benefit from working in a multi-disciplined team deploying best practice tools while taking the learning to further develop them.

Working as an Engineering and Quality Coach, you will be responsible for working alongside the beneficiaries to coach and mentor them, ensuring your knowledge and skills are transferred to embed sustainable change in the following areas:

  • Determine current effectiveness of operational strategy, process and execution
  • Utilise relevant data to identify areas for focus with a view to improving quality cost and delivery performance
  • Establish and sustain process basics through the application of the Gain and Maintain Control tool
  • Advanced manufacturing (in conjunction with external training partners)
  • Product verification (in conjunction with external training partners)
  • New Product Introduction (in conjunction with external training partners)
  • Linking improvement activity to cost reduction opportunities and targets
  • Develop manufacturing control plans supported by effective visual management

About You:

The successful individual will enjoy working in an autonomous environment where you’ll be empowered to make the recommendations and offer support/development to the beneficiaries with which you are working. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity, flexible in your approach, enjoy a work programme that offers a variety of clients and have the ability to self-initiate and be able to influence at all levels in organisations.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven capability to coach and mentor people in an operational setting
  • Previous experience of training people in manufacturing or quality processes
  • Proven experience as an engineer with strong manufacturing knowledge
  • Good IT skills, strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills are important
  • Excellent Team player

As this role involves travel to both the SiG office and multiple beneficiary sites, all candidates must be willing and happy to work across the breadth of the UK. For more information see www.sig-uk.org

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Business Transformation Coach

Role Objectives:

Establish strong working relationships with key personnel within the beneficiary (MD / CEO senior leadership, functional leadership, change agents) to enable effective coaching / mentoring throughout the transformation program.

Coach and mentor beneficiary Senior Management in company Vision, Mission and Values development and deployment.

Coach and mentor beneficiary Senior Management in business plan deployment and ensure alignment of transformation activity with it.

Assess and interpret the operational and financial performance of the beneficiary to continually determine and prioritise business transformation activity.

Assign and coordinate SiG functional resource to business critical transformation projects that support the beneficiary’s strategic goals.

Co-ordinate robust programme governance with the beneficiary. Manage the escalation of concerns with SiG and beneficiary Senior Management teams as necessary.

Deliver tangible business improvement through facilitating and coaching the effective application of lean tools including the development of best practice “lighthouse cells”.

Ensure all cross functional transformational activity is effectively managed and communicated using L0 program plans, L1 lead and lag KPIs, agreed SMART objectives and annual reviews.

Manage training budget and liaise with external training providers as appropriate.

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Procurement Coach

Role Description:

The role of the Procurement Coach is to support the development and execution of the Purchasing and Supply Chain functions within a number of beneficiaries. You will be working alongside the beneficiaries to support process development, deployment, improvement, compliance and maturity throughout the purchasing function. You will manage specific initiatives to deliver step changes in improvement, standardisation and the reduction of non-value added activities within Purchasing.

Through your hard work, you will be driving and accelerating best practice within aerospace manufacturing; offering the opportunity to develop highly valued manufacturing in the UK. You will benefit from working in a multi-disciplined team deploying best practice tools while taking the learning to further develop them.

Working as a Procurement Coach, you will be responsible for working alongside the beneficiaries to coach and mentor them, ensuring your knowledge and skills are transferred to embed sustainable change in the following areas:

  • Assessing & developing “Make vs Buy” processes within beneficiary
  • Determining Maturity of Supplier Relationships
  • Understanding the effectiveness of cost management including development of supplier and commodity strategies where necessary
  • Review current sourcing strategy
  • Determine effectiveness of supplier performance
  • Fully assess the robustness of the suppliers internal processes and procedures to determine and identify process improvements using a detailed diagnostic / technical assessment
  • Coaching and mentoring beneficiary Senior Management Teams in your field(s) of expertise and focus
  • Establishing lead Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate clear tangible benefit of improvements in relation to Procurement based activities
  • Coordination of 3rd party training

About You:

The successful individual will enjoy working in an autonomous environment where you’ll be empowered to make the recommendations and offer support/development to the beneficiaries with which you are working. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity, flexible in your approach, enjoy a work programme that offers a variety of clients and have the ability to self-initiate and be able to influence at all levels in organisations.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven capability to coach and mentor people within Procurement.
  • Proven experience of training people in a procurement role.
  • Strong purchasing knowledge.
  • Good IT skills, strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills are important.
  • Excellent Team player

As this role involves travel to both the SiG office and multiple beneficiary sites, all candidates must be willing and happy to work across the breadth of the UK. For more information see www.sig-uk.org

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Email your CV

Cost & Estimating Coach

Role Description:

As a Cost and Estimating coach your responsibility will be to coach and mentor key personnel in how to develop and implement appropriate cost modelling, cost management and cost estimating practices. You will be working alongside beneficiary employees in order to develop their skills to ensure the selected companies’ cost management and associated processes are capable of meeting and continuously improving their overall cost competitiveness and ability to win and retain customer contracts to achieve their growth ambitions.

Through your hard work, you will be driving and accelerating best practice within aerospace manufacturing; offering the opportunity to develop highly valued manufacturing in the UK. You will benefit from working in a multi-disciplined team deploying best practice tools while taking the learning to further develop them.

Working as a Cost and Estimating Coach, you will be responsible for working alongside the beneficiaries to coach and mentor them, ensuring your knowledge and skills are transferred to embed sustainable change in the following areas:

  • Assisting in development of the necessary skills to embed the required cost analysis capability in the Beneficiaries, ensuring best practice is shared across the business.
  • Provide training and coaching to key personnel to help them establish suitable cost models and support efficient use of resource.
  • Assist in the development of Make vs Buy analysis, external supplier should cost analysis and negotiation support with customers and suppliers.
  • Support the beneficiaries to develop best practice Request For Quotation and fully closed loop New Product Introduction processes.
  • Support and advise on financial control activities e.g. Activity Based Costing, Value stream accounting and budget control.
  • Coaching and mentoring a wide range of personnel to optimise cost benefits across the product lifecycle.
  • Sharing knowledge of new technologies and their beneficial impact on future costs.
  • Liaising with external training providers as appropriate.

About You:

The successful individual will enjoy working in an autonomous environment where you’ll be empowered to make the recommendations and offer support/development to the beneficiaries with which you are working. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity, flexible in your approach, enjoy a work programme that offers a variety of clients and have the ability to self-initiate and be able to influence at all levels in organisations.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven capability to coach and mentor people in cost and estimating best practices
  • Previous experience of training people in cost and estimating best practices
  • Proven experience as a Value/Cost Engineer, Cost Estimator, or Cost/Factory Accountant within the manufacturing industry.
  • Engineering/Finance Qualification or relevant experience.
  • Strong manufacturing knowledge.
  • Good IT skills, strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills are important, particularly within senior leaders.

As this role involves travel to both the SiG office and multiple supplier sites, all candidates must be willing and happy to work across the breadth of the UK. For more information see www.sig-uk.org

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Business Development Coach

Role Description:

Utilising your skills and knowledge as a Business Development Coach you will be responsible for coaching and mentoring the Business Development function within several beneficiaries. You will be working alongside beneficiary employees developing their knowledge and capability as you support them in developing their offering to customers, whilst ensuring alignment to the company strategy to ultimately achieve their growth aspirations. Your ability to coach people in the development of effective processes, deployment and driving compliance through visual management will be key.

Through your hard work, you will be driving and accelerating best practice within aerospace manufacturing; offering the opportunity to develop highly valued manufacturing in the UK. You will benefit from working in a multi-disciplined team deploying best practice tools while taking the learning to further develop them.

Working as a Business Development Coach, you will be responsible for working alongside the beneficiaries to coach and mentor them, ensuring your knowledge and skills are transferred to embed sustainable change in the following areas:

  • Determine current effectiveness of business development strategy, process and execution
  • Establish current market positions by product market groups, identify opportunities based on gathering marketing intelligence / benchmarking and align to internal product groups
  • Develop roadmap aligning potential commercial opportunities to future market trends and company technology roadmap
  • Create bespoke sales strategies by target customer and train company to deliver effective pitches
  • Develop Bid/No Bid assessment, RFQ creation and Contract Review processes including integration into NPI framework
  • Develop and implement sales and negotiation plan
  • Develop Business Development visual management room and governance structure to track progress including Sales pipeline health, RFQ opportunities, conversion rate, contract value
  • Establish lead Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate clear tangible benefit of improvements in relation to business development based activities
  • Linking business development to other critical aspects of the organisation including business plan development and sales and operations planning

About You:

The successful individual will enjoy working in an autonomous environment where you’ll be empowered to make the recommendations and offer support/development to the beneficiaries with which you are working. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity, flexible in your approach, enjoy a work programme that offers a variety of clients and have the ability to self-initiate and be able to influence at all levels in organisations.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven capability to coach and mentor people in business development
  • Previous experience of training people in business development
  • Proven experience in a Business Development role.
  • Good IT skills, strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills are important
  • Excellent Team player

As this role involves travel to both the SiG office and multiple beneficiary sites, all candidates must be willing and happy to work across the breadth of the UK. For more information see www.sig-uk.org

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Email your CV

Finance Coach

Role Description:

As a Finance Coach your responsibility will be to coach and mentor key personnel in how to develop and implement appropriate financial business planning, reporting and decision making best practices. You will be working alongside beneficiary employees in order to develop their skills to ensure the selected companies’ financial management and associated processes are capable of supporting a company on a growth curve.

Through your hard work, you will be driving and accelerating best practice within aerospace manufacturing; offering the opportunity to develop highly valued manufacturing in the UK. You will benefit from working in a multi-disciplined team deploying best practice tools while taking the learning to further develop them.

Working as a Finance Coach, you will be responsible for working alongside the beneficiaries to coach and mentor them, ensuring your knowledge and skills are transferred to embed sustainable change in the following areas:

  • Coaching of best practice in appropriate financial models and supporting processes used to support the business planning process.
  • Support the beneficiaries to improve their decision making processes to include investment appraisals and post decision making reviews.
  • Assist the beneficiaries to improve their performance management mechanisms to measure and predict performance. This should include an appropriate framework for reporting performance and driving actions, with relevant KPIs, quality variance analysis and action planning.
  • Coaching the finance function to improve integration with the rest of the organisation to become an integral part of the decision making process.
  • Assist the finance function in establishing the links between improvements in operational performance and the key financial measures for a business.
  • Coaching other functions to understand the integral part they play in the management of costs, working capital and business planning.
  • Assist the beneficiary in implementing processes to support risk management, to include scenario analysis on financial forecasts.
  • Support the beneficiaries to implement proactive cost reduction activities and associated tracking and valuation processes.
  • Support the beneficiary to align financial KPIs to their business plan deployment process and cascade targets throughout the organisation.
  • Support and advise on financial control activities e.g. Activity Based Costing, Value stream accounting and budget control.
  • Liaising with external training providers as appropriate.

About You:

The successful individual will enjoy working in an autonomous environment where you’ll be empowered to make the recommendations and offer support/development to the beneficiaries with which you are working. You should be comfortable managing ambiguity, flexible in your approach, enjoy a work programme that offers a variety of clients and have the ability to self-initiate and be able to influence at all levels in organisations.

Skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Proven capability to coach and mentor people in financial best practices
  • Previous experience of training people in financial best practices
  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller/ Senior Finance Business Partner or other relevant role ideally within the manufacturing industry.
  • Finance Qualification or relevant experience.
  • Strong manufacturing knowledge.
  • Good IT skills, strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills are important, particularly within senior leaders.

As this role involves travel to both the SiG office and multiple supplier sites, all candidates must be willing and happy to work across the breadth of the UK. For more information see www.sig-uk.org

Email your CV