Production Manager

Technical Network
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Title: Production Manager
Location: Powys, Wales
Salary - GBP40-k - GBP45k +Benefits
Term - Permanent

Leading global 1st tier automotive supplier is looking to recruit an experienced Production Manager to lead all aspects of the production activity to achieve defined performance targets, with full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met.
Develop an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team by building working relationships within a driven environment.

Production Manager - Responsibilities

`` Ensure adherence to production plan across all shifts to ensure delivery of products to
Customers at the right time, quality and cost.
`` Schedule manning and overtime requirements across all shifts to ensure delivery of
Production plan whilst controlling direct labour costs
`` Implement and facilitate continuous improvement activities to improve KPI`s and drive
on-going improvements.
`` Ensure all production team members are appropriately trained / supervised to carry
out their roles effectively and training requirements are clearly defines and reviewed
through up to date skills matrices. Ensure cross training to ensure sufficient cover for
all tasks on each shift
`` Driving Key Performance Indicator levels by reviewing, reporting and implementing
changes to support targets in areas such as accident rates, lost time accidents,
absence, RFT, PPM, Scrap, OEE and all areas that can affect production performance
`` Champion root cause investigation and promote a culture of defect prevention across
all shifts
`` Liaising with Quality and Maintenance to ensure any required pro active measures such
as TPM, PPM and statistical analysis are undertaken in a timely fashion to limit
disruption and optimise process performance
`` Ensure NPI is carried out in line with customer requirements whilst minimising impact
to production

Key Skills of the Production Manager.

`` Experience of 1st tier automotive supply or similar high volume fast paced production environment
`` ILM First Line Management Qualification or equivalent
`` IOSH Managing Safely
`` Previous experience within a similar Production leadership role
`` Ability and desire to provide very high levels of customer service and work to high levels of accuracy
`` Strong practical knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
`` Sound business understanding and organisation skills
`` Articulation with good verbal and written communication skills
`` Ability to interpret and challenge the status quo
`` Good leadership and interpersonal skills
`` Ability to work as a team player within small site
`` Full driving licence

Please apply on-line or call James Nugent for a confidential discussion
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.
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