Production Manager

Production Manager

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  • Salary:

    45000-50000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Production Manager

Location: Gloucester (Interim 6-months)

Salary: £45k-£50k

My client is a well-established manufacturer that are looking for an experienced and driven Production Manager to come on board and be one of the Key members of the Operations Management team who play a pivotal role in driving the business forward.

Production Manager - Job Role:

  • Efficiently managing the production resources in keeping with the manufacturing facility requirements, ensuring the care and development of production employees.
  • Setting and delivering manufacturing goals and objectives in collaboration with the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Control of manufacturing resources to achieve maximum productivity and material utilisation within the requirements of the production schedule.
  • Management of manufacturing department employees to optimise their contribution to the overall manufacturing unit with particular emphasis on efficient individual and team working and development through excellent communication and training.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures with particular reference to
  • health, safety and quality.
  • Ensure that the means of production are available e.g. by timely request of raw materials, equipment, consumable and services from relevant departments.
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments e.g. HSE, Quality, Engineering, etc in order to ensure that production is not unduly delayed.
  • Ensure the highest level of housekeeping is maintained at all times.
  • Participate in developing Tenmat activities and workshops e.g. Working practices, equipment specifications, improvements in productivity and quality
  • Providing support, direction and training to employees to accomplish company goals and objectives and help our employees own personal development.
  • Conducting employee performance reviews and managing employee performance.
  • Champion the importance of H&S and quality throughout the business in everything that we do.
  • Ensuring that the plant is adequately resourced to expedite forecast workloads in a timely fashion within the confines of agreed annual budgets
  • Drive all elements of OEE within the department.
  • Leading change and integrating best practice
  • Fulfilling all relevant Operations duties and driving continuous improvement in collaboration with other members of the Operations team.
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time
  • This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities.

Production Manager – Person Requirements:

  • Able to work as a member of a team, but also capable of working alone to tight deadlines in a high change environment
  • Must have previous experience in a similar Manufacturing Leadership role.
  • Experience of managing a 24/5 production facility.
  • Experience of managing teams through periods of change E.g Fast growth, Site moves.
  • Proven track record within a fast pace, demanding manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of CI / Six Sigma methodologies with proven track record of leading initiatives and teams.
  • Experience of managing both Production Operatives and Project & process Engineers.
  • Drive and determination to succeed.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to lead the production team as well as support and mentor the team’s development.
  • Good organisational, time management and decision-making skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent ability to build strong internal and external customer relationships
  • High standard of written English and good communication skills, and strong presentation and report-writing skills
  • Experienced and proficient in using the Microsoft suite and ERP systems.