Production Manager

Innov8 Talent Management
£45000 - £50000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A senior level opportunity for an experienced Production Manager to join an established manufacturing company.

Our client is a successful manufacturer based in the  Dumfries and Galloway region. The team are looking for an experienced and talented individual to manage and support development of their production facility.

Our Expectations

- Deep know-how in production procedures to maximise productivity and efficiency
- Ability to direct team members towards maximum performance, leadership is critical in this role
- Planning, scheduling, decision-making and problem-solving will take up a great part of your day, we are looking for a hands-on individual

Day to Day Tasks

- Managing all staff within the department, experience of managing 25-30 minimum needed
- Scheduling and adjusting all manufacturing work flow within the department
- Implement effective change management to improve and develop staff, systems and processes
- Effective time management and team delegation
- Working closely with the leadership team to achieve targets
- Striving for maximum efficiency throughout the department
- Establish process metrics and develop a system to achieve and maintain performance at targeted level
- Maintain health and safety standards and promote a positive health and safety culture on site
- Analysing and improving employee performance
- Departmental purchasing and stock control (inc. negotiating prices from suppliers)
- Maintaining and improving quality control procedures

Successful Applications

- Experience in leading large and diverse team
- Hand on, dynamic approach to leadership
- Someone who will constructively challenge and put forward ideas for improvement
- Good IT skills including experience of ERP systems
- Excellent communication skills
- Competence in planning and organising production;
- Confidence and experience in dealing with all staff issues including discipline, performance and appraisals action orientated and be passionate about achieving results by driving production through efficiency and process improvement.
- Knowledge of business, finance and management principles as well as the ability to review and comprehend financial reports is a plus.

Package and Benefits
A basic salary of £45000 to £50000 is on offer. All benefits are designed for an individual, the role is likely to include a car.
Pension is provided currently at statutory government requirements
Holidays are 22 + public holidays
A laptop and phone are provided as standard

Testing and Selection Process
The innov8 team actively screen all applications; those meeting requirements will be contacted via phone and email, please ensure your most recent contact details are provided. The testing and selection processes are to ensure you are fully aware of the details and expectations of the role.
Stage 1 assessment is a phone screening to confirm details on your profile, you may then be invited to a Skype Interview or face to face meeting. Typically 30-60 minutes at a time to suit yourself.
Stage 2 assessment is a McQuaig Word Survey where you will be required to complete a 20 minute (max) online survey – this provides the team with an insight into your leadership style and prompts further interview questions.
Stage 3 will be the completion of an online profile via I-Into. The team at Innov8 will set this up for you – we ask for a short video of up to 1 minute introducing yourself, and a photo. All of this information is shared with the client.
Stage 4 will be an interview, typically 1-2 hours, on site with the hiring manager. If successful you may be invited to a further interview