Production Manager

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Birmingham
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Manager

Our extremely successful Metal Forming specialist client based in the West Midlands are looking for a Production Manager to join their already fantastic workforce, on a permanent basis. Please see below for more information!

Production Manager

Job Details
The job holder should
• Achieve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction.
• Ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are monitored and targets achieved.
• Liaise and coordinate with support functions to progress issues concerning production planning and resource/skill allocation to ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications.
• Communicate with the teams by utilising the visual management, delivering shift briefs with focus on safety, quality, cost and delivery, and gathering ideas for improvement
• Ensure ‘Standard Operations’ are maintained and adhered to
• Ensure that non-conformance is challenged a and counter-measures are agreed and implemented
• Accurately read and interpret engineering and product drawings
• Ensure BOM, Structure of items, Drawings and documents are in place prior to manufacture
• Strive to improve current operating methods to reduce cost or increase efficiency adapting to using new technology when it is available
• Source and procure material, tooling, equipment, spares, consumables, and items to deliver products on time to the customer at optimum cost to the Group. Including the sign off of purchases, invoices made
• Oversee the enquiry costing process for new sales
• Lead and motivate the team to create a high performance culture where improvement suggestions are embraced.
• Through the utilisation of lean manufacturing techniques, strive to exceed the Company targets in productivity, efficiency and quality on a continuous basis
• Manage the implementation of engineering changes, production trials, components changes and pilot builds
• Contribute in the improvement of working procedures by constantly looking for solutions to ensure the best productivity results of her/his machinery group and ensuring compliance with procedures, operating instructions and work instructions
• Ensure that internal delivery processes are adhered to support despatch time windows
• Lead follow up to customer concerns. Identify and eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures. Sustain the corrective actions to eliminate repeat issues
• Ensure all external and internal auditory standards and improvement requirements are met
• Manage people resources effectively to support customer delivery requirements and also Lean Manufacturing principles

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