Production Manager

Recruiter
RPM Technical
Location
Manchester
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity to join a reputable business with a strong set of core values in a friendly supportive environment. They have a strong focus on developing their people. Salaries are competitive and they have a purpose built site that offer free car parking.
This exciting role would involve you managing and monitoring production KPIs to ensure that the company achieves its quality and delivery targets. You’ll ensure that all production activity is cost efficient and effective.
You’ll use your experience to create effective KPI’s via SAP capacity planning to identify and control shop floor activities and improve performance. You will also promote and uphold company standards such as lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and work ethic.
An experienced leader of people, you’ll use your leadership style to improve performance, get support for your ideas and uphold the company’s core values.
Due to the nature of the business, they will only be considering applicants who have sheet metal experience
Ideally you will have:
• Sheet Metal experience is essential, ideally in a leadership role.
• A relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering, ideally up to HNC level
• Possess a broad background in fabrication and welding with a wide range of knowledge on manufacturing and production processes associated with these processes.
• Ability to read and interpret mechanical engineering & technical drawings.
• Have a working understanding of production planning & scheduling, procurement, MRP and stock mgmt. systems
• Have a working understanding of quality management systems.
• Have a working understanding of health and safety best practice and legislation.
• Have a working understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools within a low volume, high quality manufacturing facility.
• Strong problem-solving skills & ‘design for manufacture’ skills.
• Possess a working understanding of leadership principles and management best practice
• Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods.
• Can get things done and make things happen to achieve the aims of production and the business.
• Possess the ability to implement and manage change in the business.
• Possess strong computer skills and competency in basic MS Office applications

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