Production Manager

7 days left

Recruiter
Ceema Technology Recruitment Ltd
Location
Biggleswade
Posted
02 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAre you an experienced Production Leader or Supervisor looking for a new opening I currently have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Production Manager -

Our Client, are a family business who started trading in 1997. They manufacture Cable-forms, Populates PCB's and builds electronic and mechanical assemblies and systems.

They are a small "but growing" company currently employing ten full time staff based in Bedfordshire and due to expansion now require a FULL TIME PRODUCTION MANAGER to oversee the day to day operations of their workshop.

Therefore, the successful applicant will be working in a small but friendly environment within a team not just committed to satisfying customer's requirements but exceeding them.

The working environment is clean and tidy and all stationary, tooling protective equipment "if required" will be provided.

Essential:The successful applicant must have at least 2 years managerial experience in either an electronic or mechanical assembly environment.

Be able to understand wiring schedules, parts lists, cable/mechanical drawings and written procedures.

Ideally, know how to strip, prepare, identify, terminate and group cables & wires together, and have sound knowledge and experience of crimping and soldering processes and methods.

Have a basic understanding of mechanical assembly, fasteners, materials tooling and equipment along with familiarisation of modern lean manufacturing techniques and practices.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for all day to day production activities in accordance with company policies.
*Oversee all production planning and ensure efficient labour and asset utilisation to deliver on-time in-full against customer requirements.
*Organise and be responsible for stock inventory management to ensure optimal levels of product lines are maintained
*Coordinate supply chain management to ensure minimal production disruption
*Lead the implementation of continuous improvements in production to achieve improved standards and cost efficiencies.
*Identify potential QC breaches and where applicable conduct full CAPA investigations
*Establish KPIs for production to drive and monitor performance improvement
*Regularly review team skills and competencies and establish training and development plans to strengthen the team's capabilities
*Maintain current health and safety risk assessments for all production processes, activities and materials used and, implement the appropriate controls and training

Experience:Significant experience as a Production Manager within an assembly type environment.
*In-depth knowledge and experience of ISO quality control systems
*Experience and be skilled in continuous improvements/lean manufacturing techniques
*Excellent organisational and people management skills
*Demonstrable success in managing, training and developing high performing teams
*Understanding of Health and Safety requirements related to manufacturing environments

If you are interested in this Production Manager position, please apply for further details.

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