Production Manager

Recruiter
Manufacturing Futures
Location
Leeds
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manufacturing Futures are currently looking to appoint a Production Manager capable of running a small factory in a fast paced manufacturing environment. The successful Production Manager will have good lean knowledge, man management ability and a solid understand of manufacturing processes. You will be joining a forward thinking company that invest in their staff for long term growth with great prospects for career development.

Production Manager - Role and Responsibilities - Production Supervisor / Production Team Leader / Manufacturing Manager / Lean / Kanban / Kaizen / Continuous Improvement / 5S

- Manage a tough workforce to adhere to KPIs and keep a quick lead time of products
- Drive lean manufacturing into the company with new ideas whilst keeping the pleasant working atmosphere
- Assisting a change of company culture in a lean manufacturing environment working closely with Senior Managers
- Work with the HR team and keep a great level of H&S throughout the factory
- Working closely with the Managing Director and the Production Director to ensure the company is running smoothly and orders are being met
- Management ability is crucial as we need the Production Manager to understand how to work with the workforce and get the best out of each individual

Production Manager - Skills and Abilities - Production Supervisor / Production Team Leader / Manufacturing Manager / Lean / Kanban / Kaizen / Continuous Improvement / 5S

- Experience within a high volume fast moving factory is essential (Automotive, Food, Furniture, Plastics, etc.)
- Good man management ability with experience of leading 10-15 operatives and engineers
- A good understanding of lean manufacturing and the ability to help drive and implement ideas such as six sigma, continuous improvement, kaizen, Kanban, 5s, etc.
- Experience with H&S
- A good common sense approach to leading an established workforce and getting the best from the factory

Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Lean, 5s, Kanban, Kaizan, Production Supervisor, H&S, KPI, Continuous Improvement, CI, Production Team Leader

This is an excellent role for the right candidate. If you feel you meet the above requirements then please apply now!