Production Manager

  • £40000 per annum
  • Redditch
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419635

Job Details

Due to succession planning, this privately owned SME component manufacturer is seeking an experience Manufacturing Manager to ensure production meets customer demand in the most efficient, safe & timely manager.

Manufacturing Manager

Location: Redditch

Salary: £40000

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, as Manufacturing Manager, you will lead the manufacturing, engineering and supply chain functions to exceed budget and output targets whilst meeting customer requirements and standards. You will have full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met and be responsible for developing an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team.

As Manufacturing Manager will be required to:

o Responsible for a team of approx 50 personnel including production operations including shop floor, manufacturing engineering, tool room, production planning & material control and logistics.

o Ensuring production management falls in-line with company targets, customer specifications, quality and delivery expectations, financial performance and to best practice standards.

o Develop initiative to improve workplace processes to decrease scrap, increase efficiencies and reduce waste & non-productive operations.

o Setting & managing objectives/KPI's – OTIF, CI, quality / scrap, adherence to schedule, NPI

o Production forecasting with full budget control.

o Maintaining/building internal & external relationships across cross functional departments.

Applications are sought from experienced Manufacturing Managers, Production Managers or Operations Managers from quality led manufacturing environment who can demonstrate the following attributes:

o Management of medium size production operation producing complex mechanical assemblies in small batch quantities

o Leadership and man-management skills fostering excellent team working and organisation skills

o Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making

o Relevant manufacturing/engineering qualification - C&G / HNC / Degree plus some professional management training/ certification

o Understanding of quality management systems, lean manufacturing & health & safety legislation

About Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturer of small complex assemblies - high product mix produced in small batch quantities - used in a variety of commercial vehicle and equipment applications.

Due to a senior manager retiring and subsequent succession planning, as Manufacturing Manager you will assume control of all of the production and manufacturing functions in a seamless manner and then work to improve efficiencies and be involved in NPI projects.

Located near main motorway junction within commuting distance from Birmingham, Worcester, Redditch, Stratford and Solihull areas. In return our client is offering a salary of £40000, pension contribution, 25 days holiday, car parking onsite.

Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020

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