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Factory Manager

Factory Manager

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    Operations Managers

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  • Salary:

    40000-45000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Gorton

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Factory Manager

Location: Slough

Salary: £40k - £45k

A large manufacturer of outdoor designer furniture now requires a Factory Manager with a strong Lean / Continuous Improvement background.

Factory Manager – Responsibility

  • Ensure company H & S policy is adhered to at all times by all team members
  • Ensure company environmental policy is adhered to at all times
  • Lead the production department lean transformation using appropriate lean tools and methods
  • Work to foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Assume ownership of all improvement activities including prioritising, scheduling and allocation of resources and ensure improvement activity is aligned with commercial objectives
  • Lead /write content for daily stand up meeting
  • Identify gaps in skills/knowledge and schedule appropriate training
  • Ensure KPI targets are met
  • Work closely with Sales and Ops teams to ensure good communication maintained internally and externally
  • Assume responsibility for all facilties, machinery and equipment within the yard and factory at BSC and sealing area at LDC
  • Defects to be recorded as soon as they are identified
  • Take ownership of SOP writing programme
  • Complete audit tasks within set times
  • Ensure stock levels are accurate at all times (oversight only)
  • Arrange team building/social events as required
  • Lead and motivate production team members
  • Conduct scheduled performance reviews with team members
  • Ensure the production team deliver on the London Stone brand promise and all team members work in accordance with the company’s values
  • Manage recruitment
  • Write/review risk assessments for new equipment/machinery purchases or changes to process
  • Manage disciplinary issues and conflict resolution
  • Create reports as necessary to deliver the commercial goals of the department
  • Attend weekly customer fulfilment meeting and report to BOD as necessary

Factory Manager - job requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Factory Manager You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Experience of managing a large production team
  • Ideally hold a SixSigma Balckbelt
  • Implemented lean initiatives with proven results
  • Ideally hold an engineering qualification or a good understanding of engineering

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

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