Production Manager

Autosmart International Ltd
Shenstone, Lichfield
13 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager

Autosmart have built a profitable business since 1979, we've doubled in size in the last 10 years and plan to grow by 50% in the next 5 years. We're realigning our business, investing in our people and getting ready to move to a new supersite in 2021.

We're driving a recycling revolution and a safer work culture where environment, quality and safety standards are at the heart of our business and we're looking for a Production Manager to motivate, inspire and lead the team through transformational change. You'll be working on dynamic projects including moving to a 2 shift production operation and remapping our processes. If you're excited by the prospect of a high level of autonomy and responsibility from day one, where you'll be instrumental in training and developing an effective team, driving continuous improvement and delivering operational excellence, then this is the role for you.

What you'll be doing:

* Leading the cultural journey to support lean manufacturing and continuous development

* Managing, training and developing a team, supporting and coaching talent

* Planning, coordinating and controlling production activities

* Measuring success through key performance indicators

What you'll bring:

* Experience of leading and managing a team through change

* Experience in the day to day management of a production manufacturing department

* A good understanding of manufacturing principles, processes and techniques

* Understanding of lean manufacturing and business improvement methodology

* Formal management training (NVQ Level 4 in Management or equivalent)

* Graduate level education

* Knowledge of IOSHH / NEBOSHH

What we can offer you:

* Salary negotiable depending on experience

* A varied and interesting role with a stable market leader

* Great working environment; welcoming, collaborative and supportive

* Company wide training programme to develop key skills

* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

* Non-contributory private health care, travel insurance and critical illness cover

* Generous contributory pension scheme

* Life insurance at three times salary

* Employee assistance programme

* Staff purchase scheme

What you need to do now

We are keen to grow our management team with the very best talent, if you feel that this role is right for you, please follow the link and apply

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