Job Title:  Cell Lead - Motion


Sunbury on Thames, SRY, GB, TW16 7EF

Business Unit:  Air Technology
Posting Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Job Description: 

Scope of Role:

· To take full operational ownership of a manufacturing cell

· To manage and develop a team of operators;

· To ensure operational Output, OTD/TAT and Quality and cost targets are met;

· To implement a lean manufacturing and continuous improvement culture

Main Duties/Responsibilities

· Manufacture and deliver product as per agreed production plan to ensure company targets are met

· Set and measure daily/weekly output targets for the team

· Lead daily cell meetings to highlight and resolve any issues within area of responsibility including Delivery, EHS, Quality or Staff related topics

· Develop and enable team to meet company goals and customer requirements. Actively align cell capacity and capability with customer requirements; assess skills/capacity and implement cross training or recruitment programmes

· Work closely with supporting functions to ensure cell team is able to meet operational targets and continuous improvements

· Lead/train/mentor team in Lean manufacturing techniques including 5S principles

Key Performance Indicators:


· Quality

· Cost

· EH&S

Professional Knowledge & Experience:

1. Supervisory experience in a complex, low/medium batch production cell or MRO with a proven track

record of people and change management

2. Experience of implementing and driving through change in a lean environment including 5S, Gemba

walks, EHS ownership

3. Knowledge of Aerospace Quality Management Systems including traceability and operator self inspection,

training records, skill matrix, Human Factor

4. Knowledge of Air-conditioning/Heaters/Fans Equipment or similar engineered products would be an


5. Good PC Skills (MS Office)

6. Ability to train and mentor

7. Precision assembly experience, specifically motors and cooling systems would be highly beneficial, but

complex assembly experience would be considered a pre-requisite

8. Experience of working independently in a low / medium volume / batch build environment

9. Able to read drawings and work to written instructions

10. Good verbal communication skills at all levels, both externally and internally and very articulate

11. Experience of problem solving tools, 8D, Fish bone diagrams, Poke Yoke


AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.