Production Manager - Engineering

Frontline Recruitment Ltd
Newton Solney
£28,000 per annum
13 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Frontline Recruitment has engaged with a client based in Derby who specialise in laser cutting and fabrication. Due to continued and increasing demand for their products, they are looking to strengthen their management team with the addition of a Production Manager to oversee all manufacturing activities at their facility on a permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the production process, drawing up production schedules
  • Organisation; structure, standard operating procedures, layout, internal communications, liaison with other departments
  • Production control
  • People management - optimisation, training, personnel development, enforcement of H&S and working conditions improvement
  • Meeting company set KPI's on plan performance, cost control, quality and 5S control and sustainment
  • Performance management
  • Materials management, production flows optimisation and WIP and inventory reduction
  • Implementation of modern procedures and processes to improve manufacturing efficiency and flow and delivery performance


  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)
  • Low Volume, high quality & cost production environment
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Proven management leadership in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in electro-mechanical manufacturing is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of continuous improvement and lean methodologies
  • A good listener and communicator at all levels
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Knowledge of Bystronic systems
  • Ability to deal with and solve challenges
  • Able to facilitate culture change

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