Production Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager

Ilminster Somerset

Circa £45,000 Dependant on experience + Contributory Pension Plan

Production Manager sought within a busy industrial manufacturing environment offering comprehensive internal training and clear career progression routes.

The role will be suited to those with strong knowledge (and preferably formal training) in COSHH and experience working in an industrial manufacturing setting. The successful candidate will have production management experience including driving KPI’s and championing improvements and actively applying proven manufacturing/lean techniques including root cause analysis and 5S etc.

The role is involved with 3 specific manufacturing cells working with high risk processes and substances, these are used in the preparation of materials for use in production therefore a large emphasis on COSHH and general H&S is paramount and will play a key function in this role. You will work very closely with the senior management and director teams on all improvement projects and initiatives. The role will include around 30 production personnel which you will manage predominantly through 3 team leaders.

The company has a fast paced production environment where the ability to re-prioritise quickly and make effective decisions is a key skill. You will be aware of all production plans coming through and will work in conjunction with planning teams to ensure all engineering resource and materials are available. You will have the use of ERP systems and will need to have a good level of IT competency.

The Person Required:

* An experienced Production Manager from an industrial manufacturing background
* Have specific experience in the use of COSHH principles and preferably formal training in COSHH and Health and Safety, although all relevant experience will be taken into consideration.
* Good working knowledge of production and manufacturing tools and techniques including root cause analysis and 5S

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