Production Manager

Listgrove Ltd
West Midlands Region
Commensurate with experience
05 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Manager

Based in North West Midlands

Job ref:                      AZ/45446

Salary:                       £40,000 to £50,000

Benefits:                   15% bonus, car allowance

The Role:

Assume overall oversight and responsibility for the production department to ensure the achievement of production targets within agreed budgetary requirements. Through strong leadership, ensure that the team is highly motivated and produces goods efficiently and on time at the right cost and level of quality.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and promote safe working practices and environment
  • Plan and organise production schedules in assessing project and resource requirements
  • Estimate and agree budgets and timescales between clients and on-site managers
  • Overall responsibility for NPI and scheduling of product launches
  • Achieve production targets that meet budgeted requirements with regard to quality, customer service and running procedures
  • Contribute to the bi-weekly planning meeting in order to achieve weekly production and engineering requirements and plan them into an effective working pattern
  • Ensure accurate reporting of productivity results against budgeted targets
  • Supervise and motivate staff and complete Employee Reviews
  • Supervise all subordinate staff covering motivation, morale and performance
  • Maintain the budgeted staffing levels by recruiting personnel within the current company recruitment procedure
  • Oversee that discipline is maintained within the shift
  • Develop section leaders to manage and control their individual areas of responsibility through development
  • Liaise with the Engineering, Lead Engineer and affected staff to maintain maximum productivity
  • Ensure materials are managed effectively, by closely monitoring scrap production and stock movement
  • Develop and implement world class manufacturing best practices, reinforcing LEAN manufacturing principles at all levels
  • Maintain and monitor product quality whilst ensuring BRC standards are achieved
  • Deputise for the Head of Operations as required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in a medium to large fast-moving consumer goods manufacturing company, which will include experience in a first line management or supervisory position
  • Evidence of sound mechanical aptitude
  • 5+ years of proven Managerial experience
  • Proven track record in Lean Manufacturing, and demonstrated efficiency and cost improvements in a manufacturing set-up

Key Interfaces:

  • Senior Management Team, Executive Board
  • Technical, Engineering, Commercial and Supply Chain teams
  • Own Team

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Productivity
  • Scrap
  • Plant Efficiency
  • Material Result
  • Cost Control
  • Safety Control

To apply please contact Andy Zanin

0044 (0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.


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