Plant Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
£60k - £80k pa
09 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Plant Manager is accountable for the short and long-range growth and profitability of the manufacturing and production site in Kent. They will also be responsible for the development and improvement of production engineering processes, new product design, the planning application and implementation of capital projects and for QA and maintenance functions. Client Details My client is a market leading manufacturing business that integrates a comprehensive line of electromechanical and instrumentation products with expert support, industry insights, and local availability, engineering safety and productivity in the most demanding industrial and commercial environments worldwide. Description The Plant Manager will have the following responsibilities: - Develop short and long-range goals and objectives consistent corporate and division guidelines. - Execute established goals for sales growth, market share, profit contribution and return on investment to achieve results stated in approved plan. - Achieve budgeted levels for sales, cost of goods, gross margins and direct expenses. - Plan and staff the organisation as needed to carry out the current plan and maintain the quality through manpower development and recruitment; maintain appropriate salary and hourly staffing. - Take corrective active on programs which significantly affect short and long-range objectives, policies and plans. - Ensure quality procedures are adhered to and quality objectives are maintained to meet the established standards of the finished products, maintaining policies, procedures and standards in accordance with current certification requirements. - Eliminate interferences in work processes, as well as technical, organisational but also quality concerning matters. - Monitor the production facilities and equipment. - Design and implement economical manufacturing processes, especially by generation and introducing of suggestions. - Control of overhead costs, initiating and implementation of measurements to improve these. - Develop and implement Personnel and Equipment environmental compliance procedures for the site, meeting current and future Health and Safety requirements and compliance with company environmental policies. - Design long term strategies to optimise production concerning reduction of cycle times, inventory and delivery times. - Coordinate an optimal cooperation of production planning department with R&D, Production, Controlling and Quality. Profile - Operations Director or Plant Manager with full site responsibility within a production facility. - Degree in Manufacturing Engineering/Industrial Engineering. - Ideal candidate will have additional MBA Business Studies. - Able to work effectively with other functional areas. - Strong written and verbal communication skills along with effective presentation skills. Job Offer £60,000 - £80,000 + Benefits
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