Production Manager

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
£45000 - £50000/annum Bonus & Pension
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a Production Manager to join a world leading advanced technology engineering company. The business, based in north Hertfordshire, specialise in the design and manufacture of test systems used within a wide variety of sectors, across the globe.

The Production Manager will manage a small multidiscipline engineering team (7 employees), comprising of a mix of mechanical, electrical, software, fluidic and thermal engineering skills. You will report directly to the Head of Engineering and will be responsible for planning all production based tasks, including resource allocation.

Alongside having excellent communication skills, the ability to liaise with both customers and other internal departments, and a fundamentally strong engineering background, you will need to have experience in most of the following areas:

* New product introduction (NPI)
* Project planning
* Route cause analysis
* Continuous improvement and Lean projects (Kaizen, 5S etc)
* Product lifecycle management
* KPI and throughput monitoring
* Training and mentoring staff
* Cost reduction engineering

Production Manager Requirements:

* A strong leadership style with 5+ years of management experience
* Engineering qualification (ideally to degree level)
* A solid engineering background
* Excellent communication and people skills
* Most of the required skills areas as listed above

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