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Production Manager (Chesterfield)


  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Derbyshire
  • Posted: 20/01/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420123

Job Details

A specialist engineering business, who have undertaken considerable investment, and whom have recently been acquired by a renowned UK manufacturing group are seeking a Production Manager to take responsibility for driving performance across the shop-floor at their site in the Chesterfield. A hands on approach with a background in heavy engineering would be a huge benefit to this position. 

Position: Production Manager
Location: Derbyshire (commutable from:- Derby, Staffordshire, Sheffield, Nottingham) 
Salary: up to £45,000 plus benefits (depending on experience)

About the Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Production Manager will have full responsibility for a modern manufacturing facility and will be required to have the following knowledge & experience:

o  Lead a team of 30-40 people- you will be a natural leader capable of engaging with your team and inspiring 'best practice' through their service delivery.
o Drive KPI performance ensuring both the individual and team are working towards their goals effectively and looking at improving productivity and customer service levels, whilst reducing waste and being an ambassador for Health & Safety.
o  Be a hands-on mentor capable of influencing change and planning for succession working closely with your team, understanding their capabilities and enhancing their abilities through effective coaching & mentoring.
o  Be focused on Lean manufacturing, implementing CI tools and techniques to improve processes and overall factory performance

About the Person:

The ideal Production Manager will have proven management experience gained in a high profile manufacturing and engineering environment, in addition to the following:

" Ideally have process experience including fabrication & heavy engineering
" Leading People and Change - Strong leader capable of driving performance and changing mind-sets.
" An educational background in Mechanical engineering would be advantageous to understand their varying product range.
" Have proven demonstrable experience as Production Manager, Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager or Works Manager

This excellent opportunity offers a competitive package with a salary of £45000 + Benefits (depending upon experience) along with prospects and career development within a successful group of companies. This is a real opportunity for a manager to impart knowledge & share best practice, as well as operating in a business that have 

About us
If you are interested in this role please contact Sandeep Dhillon at Technical Network.
At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two.
Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.
We have been established for over 30 years and we really know our industries and market sectors inside out and top to bottom. So with us your time is always well spent.

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