Production Manager - Packaging

Location
North West (Please contact me for further location details)
Salary
Up to Circa £40K (Depending on Experience) + 30 Days Holiday Including Bank Holidays + Pension + Pro
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
25 Apr 2018
Ref
PK5363
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PRODUCTION MANAGER – PACKAGING (PK5363)                                                                    

NORTH WEST (Please contact me for further location details)

Up to Circa £40K (Depending on Experience) + 30 Days Holiday Including Bank Holidays + Pension + Profit Share after 12 Months Service

Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer based in the North West, they are currently looking to recruit a Production Manager to Plan, co-ordinate and control the manufacturing process. Ensure that product is produced efficiently; that it is of the right quality, quantity, and cost. Ensuring the products are produced on time, to the satisfaction of the customer at the right price.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for up to 15 staff.
  • Oversee the production process, solving issues outside of scope of Team Leaders.
  • Constantly challenge the norm and look at ways to improve the production process via people, procedures and machines.
  • Ensure factory personnel are skilled, empowered and accountable.
  • Instil basic manufacturing principles into factory – right product, right quality at lowest cost.
  • Draft timescales for jobs and estimate costs.
  • Build closer, more effective relationship between Production and Sales via robust Sales/Ops meeting including all relevant factory management.
  • Ensure Production meetings take place on a weekly basis and actions are followed up by production staff.
  • Ensure all in factory have an understanding of customer needs and demands, thus embedding a customer focussed environment.
  • Ensure quality standards being adhered to at all times via revision of quality procedure and training of such procedure.
  • Work with team leaders to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Work closely with H&S support to ensure a safe factory both culturally and procedurally.
  • Ensure Lean initiatives are followed and embedded within culture.
  • Inform engineering support of priority jobs needed to be done.
  • Ensure Planned Preventative Maintenance carried out by an Engineer.
  • Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labour and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Review the performance of Production Team, including communication of such via performance boards. 
  • Identify training needs of all production personnel. 
  • Ensure production staff are trained to a consistently high standard.
  • Work closely with Trainers and facilitate training reviews as and when necessary.
  • Facilitate revision and implementation of the company’s Training Structure within production arena.
  • Facilitate SOP (Safe Operating Procedures) documentation.
  • Facilitate development of Team Leaders.
  • Facilitate revision and implementation of production recruitment process.