Production Manager

Recruiter
NES Global Talent
Location
Lichfield
Salary
£48000 - £52000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Manager (Automotive) - Lichfield - £48k - £52k, car, bonus, holidays and pension

A global 1st tier Automotive Supplier is seeking a Production Manager to support their ever growing business.

In the role, you will manage the effective operation of the Production Team and play a key role in process improvements.

Responsibilities:

- Follow production plans and ensure feasibility of plans
- Manage budget and cost of production inclusive of materials and labour
- Manage the Production team and work with other heads of departments
- Serve as official plant representative to the customer to meet specifications
- Implement action plans and continuous improvement processes
- Participate in the creation of Production System Efficiency projects.
- Maintain dashboard indicators/status reports to monitor lead time, supply-chain targets, HSE performance, etc.

Essential

- Educated to degree level in Engineering or Business related discipline
- Previous production management experience from a Tier 1 automotive supplier. 
- Previous and proven experience of being able to deliver the required production targets on time whilst maintaining good levels of quality and safety.
- Continuous Improvement experience and knowledge
- Communicate well and build solid relationships with the customer.
- Extensive people management experience and have proven experience in team development
- Flexibility and ability to work to tight and often changing deadlines.

Rewards

- £48k - £52k basic salary
- Company Car
- Mon - Friday with earlier finish on Fridays
- Pension
- Holidays
- Extra benefits

Key skills

Manufacturing, automotive, 1st tier, exhausts, welding, quality, management, tier 1, OEM, ts16949, production manager, plant manager, Production, operations, manager, LEAN, CI, continuous improvement, customer, efficiency, visual, H&S

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients