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Production Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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JOB- Production Manager
LOCATION- Plymouth
TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £45,000-£50,000 dependent on experience

My client is looking for a Production Manager to join their business on a permanent basis in the Plymouth area. The successful candidate will have good experience with leading large teams in a fast paced environment within Machining and Assembly.

The Production Manager will ideally have the following attributes:

  • HND level qualified preferred or work based time served in Production Manager role
  • Knowledge of MRP scheduling systems
  • Lean Six Sigma Green belt beneficial
  • Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes (Machining and Assembly)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrative background in people and Leadership
  • Ability to self manager, organise and prioritise tasks
The Production Manager role will involve:
  • Plan manpower requirement in order to achieve production targets in compliance with the production plan
  • Ensure production targets and the production plan are clear and communicated to team leaders on a daily basis
  • Responsible for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and component parts
  • Identify variances to production targets, for example: quality issues, breakdowns, people performance.
  • Create and implement best practice in manufacturing, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance including quality.
  • Manage regular stock checks to ensure accuracy of both WIP held and MRP requirements highlighting any discrepancies on the system.
  • Undertake overall responsibility for training of operators within production and maintain training records
  • Manage regular stock checks to ensure accuracy of both WIP held and MRP requirements on a regular basis and align any discrepancies on the system.
  • Team management, including coaching, motivation, appraisals, reviews, KPI’s, one-2-one meetings, disciplinary matters and grievances as required.
  • Management of budgets, including overtime, headcount, department costs aligned to customer demand requirements and demonstrate the ability to flex costs accordingly.
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