Senior Production Manager

Recruiter
Oakland Recruitment
Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary
£41,000 per annum
Posted
27 May 2018
Closes
21 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Production Manager - Stoke on Trent - Salary up to 45k

The successful candidate will be involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes. You'll make sure goods and services are produced efficiently, to demanding standards of quality and delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Output to Plan compliance for all manufacturing areas;
  • Ensure effective utilisation of labour;
  • Identify labour shortfalls and recruitment/training needs;
  • Review and determine the most effective shift patterns for all operations;
  • Improve Productivity;
  • Improve H&S via the H&S CIP (Continuous Improvement Process);
  • Improve absence via the Absence CIP including effective Return to Work Interviews;
  • Improve communication between production areas and Planning;
  • Improve Quality and PDI completion performance;
  • Review existing Team Leader roles and determine development plans;
  • Champion improved standards of Housekeeping & Behaviour;
  • Identify process and product improvements in conjunction with Engineering

The Ideal Candidate:

The Production manager must be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Planning and organisation skills to be able run and monitor the production process;
  • The ability to act decisively and solve staff problems;
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality;
  • The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Experience of heavy engineering/fabrication
  • Excellent communication skills, and desire to challenge the 'status quo’;
  • Understanding/knowledge of Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • IOSH Health & Safety Management

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