Production Manager - Flexible Packaging

Location
England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
08 Aug 2019
Ref
PK6093
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Job Function
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK6093)

PRODUCTION MANAGER

NORTH WEST
(Please contact me for location details)

Attractive Salary + Other Benefits

The holiday entitlement is 25 days per year, and the other various benefits include: Pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefit, bonus scheme, life assurance plan and child care vouchers

Our client is a leading flexible packaging manufacturer supplying a range of high quality packaging into food markets.

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Production Manager in an operational management role to orchestrate daily production meetings, deliver all operational elements and adherence to the time plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated key support to the Operations Manager and be the main contact for business partners/support functions.
  • Hold daily production meetings, deliver the operational elements and adherence to the plan.
  • Management of Shift / Line Managers.
  • Escalate issues to the Operations Manager as appropriate.
  • This role leads the Print Department to achieve budgeted production targets and controls consumable costs to ensure compliance with budget.
  • Conduct focussed job cost reviews, understanding the key levers to improving overall financial performance through operational excellence.
  • The Production Manager must have P&L awareness and will support the Operational Manager in driving down the cost to produce for a given value stream.
  • Maintaining all processing equipment effectively and efficiently.
  • Working closely with Production teams to minimise downtime and maximise reliability so that the site can meet and beat production targets.

Must have:

  • Formal printing qualification or transferrable process knowledge
  • Formal line management qualification
  • Good standard of Maths and English
  • Good I.T. skills
  • Good understanding of Safe Working systems and policies
  • Experience of Continuous Improvement & Lean Manufacturing would be advantageous
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment