Production Manager

Location
England
Salary
33 days holiday + Other Benefits
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Nov 2018
Ref
PK5714
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Job Function
Machinery operator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5714)

PRODUCTION MANAGER STAFFORDSHIRE

Attractive salary dependent on experience + 33 days holiday + Other Benefits

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:00-5:00pm

Our client is a highly innovative and successful packaging manufacturer and supplier looking for a Production Manager to lead a growing of team of over 50 production staff.

The ideal candidate will have an Engineering/Mechanical background and will be able to be hands on when required on the shop floor. Any conversion or inline print experience will be advantageous. You will have a background operating machinery in a manufacturing environment and must have 3-4 years minimum in a Production Management role.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure factory personnel are skilled, empowered and accountable.
  • Lead the drive to be the best in class safety culture.
  • Lead by example and earn the respect of the team you are responsible for.
  • Plan production to operate efficiently in a dynamic and customer responsive business.
  • Keep quality front & centre of your operational priorities.
  • Coach the team to enhance the level of empowerment with both the individual and team.
  • Coach a collaborative problem-solving approach when resolving challenges within the site.
  • Oversee the proper storage of stock in accordance with insurance, Health & Safety and production requirements.
  • Prepare comprehensive SOP's and databases for use at the work station to support the team out on the line for reference and knowledge enhancement.
  • Define & maximise optimal settings for products & their variants during processing to enhance the team knowledge base and enhance operational performance.
  • Implement and monitor KPI's for the operational processes. Recommend and implement actions where performance is not at the required standard.
  • Plan production such that time is allocated to both "on the run" maintenance, planned maintenance & annual servicing to maximise up time.
  • Weekly & Daily planning with Production team to maximise uptimes, throughput and minimise potential for quality contamination.
  • Promote a culture driven by safety, quality, customer service, planning and ownership.
  • Maintain and enhance Health & Safety standards via continuous improvement of existing processes, training and action plans.