Cell Production Manager

Barrett Steel
Dudley, West Midlands
08 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cell Production Manager

From Henry Barrett starting the business in 1866, Barrett Steel has provided over 150 years of a hands-on customer service approach, a mindset that sets us apart from our competitors. A leading steel stock holding business, Barrett Steel has 43 companies within the group employing 1100 employees across 25+ locations in the UK with their own distribution fleet.

Position: Cell Production Manager
Location: Dudley, West Midlands
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday - Friday
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Pension, Bonus potential of up to 10% (KPI performance based).

About the role:

Over the last 12 months Barrett Steel Dudley have gone through a major transformation from a traditional Steel Stock holder to be "The Centre of Excellence" in machining including Tube Lasers, Auto Sawing, Bending and Flow Drilling for the group. A centralised manufacturing plant servicing all group and external customers.

The role of Cell Production Manager will manage all operational activities within the production cell, whilst driving process, operational and financial efficiencies within the site. A strong Lean practitioner who can mentor, coach and develop a team in World Class mythologies.


- To develop a "safety-first" approach within the cell, ensuring that the Operation is compliant with all relevant legislative requirements.
- Develop a culture of continuous improvement through the team to improve productivity, operating cost, customer service & quality target levels.
- Drive best practice through Continuous Improvement to create an environment where "Right -First -Time" & On Time In Full are the norm.
- Develop & display KPI's that show departmental targets, goals and objectives.
- Develop a Lean Culture within the cell to improve manufacturing performance, through mentoring, coaching and communicating the impacts of Lean activities.
- Drive effective communication between operations, planning & commercial functions to meet customer demands within operational capacity.
- Work collaboratively by developing & maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.
- Participate in the preparation for the annual operational budget and all Capital Expenditure proposals.
- Perform 1-2-1 performance appraisals.
- Recruit for the cell - motivate, train & develop the team, managing its performance against KPI's and reward against projected objectives.

About you:

- You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work within the business in a collaborative, creative way.
- Have excellent Leadership & People Management skills; with the ability to drive a positive culture & an effective team mindset.
- Be able to demonstrate success gained in process and / or Manufacturing industry; well-versed in lean manufacturing techniques.
- Have an excellent working knowledge of H&S leadership - Ideally NEBOSH trained but as a minimum IOSH trained.
- Have commercial & financial acumen.

How it feels to work for us:

We provide a fantastic opportunity to work within a forward-thinking organisation that is respected as the UK's leading independent steel stockholder. Our people are the driving force behind Barrett Steel and we seek individuals who are passionate, hard-working, ambitious and demonstrate a 'can-do' attitude to help us build and develop the business. Barrett Steel encourages innovative thinking and has an open door for people to lead and influence change.

You may have experience of the following: Production Cell Manager, Production Cell Leading Hand, Production Cell Leader, Manufacturing Cell Manager, Production Manager, Steel Manufacturing, Steel Manufacturer, etc.

Ref: 88249

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