Production Manager

Technical Network/Network Recruitment Partnership
£45000 - £48000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager – Automotive volume manufacturing operation
Location: West Midlands
Salary: c £50000 + benefits

o An exciting opportunity for a global automotive business
o An excellent career opportunity for a Production Manager seeking career progression and advancement to senior management
About Our Client
Privately owned European organisation and one of the largest suppliers of technical components and assemblies supplying into numerous automotive OEMs globally. They continue to innovative and develop new materials and products to meet the changing needs of the global automotive market place.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the goal of the Production Manager will be to ensure all production schedules are met in line with quality, cost and delivery targets managing a team of 100 people working over three shifts.
Part of the factory management team, as Production Manager will be responsible for the allocation of resources in all functions under your direct control within the cost restrictions defined by the current year budget.
As Production Manager you will introduce and champion a performance improvement culture within your team. This should encompass holding regular performance reviews with team members, interpreting sales and performance data to facilitate the removal of obstacles which block good team performance.

The Successful Applicant:
You will already have a track record in a similar  Production/  Operations Management role in a fast paced automotive production and assembly environment (<60 second TAKT times). In addition you will be able to demonstrate:
o A proven record of implementing change and turnaround in a manufacturing environment;  demonstrating good people management techniques to motivate, development and communication.
o Effective at delegation, time management, planning through the use of efficient business systems and processes: TS16949, ISO 18801, ISO14001, 5S, TPM, RPS
o Communicate directly to individuals at all levels setting out a clear direction and purpose
o Able to demonstrate manufacturing efficiency and capacity utilisation improvements
o Understanding of Key Performance Indicators with the ability to interpret analytical data to effect change and business process improvement.
o Computer literate with knowledge of ERP systems

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Manager or Operations Manager to lead the transformation of an established factory to improve OTIF, OEE and profitability. There is genuine potential for someone to develop their career into senior management either in the UK or within the global group should your ambition allow. In return our client is offering a generous salary in the £40-50000 range plus benefits package. However your real drive should be the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion     (url removed)
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