Production Manager

Just Recruitment
Great Bromley
15 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are currently recruiting for a Production Manager for their client based in Colchester, Essex.

As Production Manager you will be fully involved with the planning, coordination and control of the manufacturing processes for a bespoke Architectural Metal Company. To ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost, right time, and level of quality.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Oversee daily workshop activities
implement and control the production schedule
review and adjust the schedule where needed
ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
monitor quality standards of products
implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
analyse production and quality control to detect and correct problems
determine and implement improvements to the production process
prepare and maintain production reports
monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement


Amiable, flexible and approachable style.
Adaptable and open to trying new ideas and techniques and recognising that new ideas may not suit all applications.
Non-aggressive but assertive when required
Ability to listen and communicate new processes and procedures
To bring a modern approach to traditional processes.
Meticulous attention to detail, alongside a high level of accuracy
Self Motivated
Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise simultaneous multiple tasks

Technical skills
Hold an NVQ or similar qualification in Engineering or have experience as a workshop supervisor/Manager/foreman essential
Have the ability to add value and move the business forward
Understand the use of CAD/CAM and able to understand engineering drawings
Knowledge of drawing standards
Understand sheet metal processes ( very important )
Familiar with cutting punching rolling and folding of a diverse range of architectural metals
Bills of materials processing.
Knowledge of Process layouts and method statements
Working knowledge of H & S procedures and documentation in an Engineering environment
Ability to use Microsoft Office and a knowledge of Microsoft Project would be an advantage
Hold a current driving licence

Planning skills
Assist in the progamming and control of Planned events and the management of unplanned events.
Capacity planning
Control of hours; pre-empting the need to implement and reduce hours (overtime) as required.
Assist with planning for key processes; Programming; Cutting/guillotine; Folding & Forming; Materials Preparation; Welding & Assembly.
Time sheets and job analysis skills.
Knowledge of process layouts.

People Management skills
Ability to lead from the front when required; to gain confidence of shop floor personnel
Supportive and empowering skills; lead by example
To be able to delegate in a positive way to subordinates
To maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of the workshop
Able to coach/mentor/develop subordinates
Evidence of excellent communication skills at all levels of the business
Company handbooks, discipline and attendance procedures

A working knowledge of a quality management system (QMS); such as ISO9001:2008; CE-Marking, other.
Maintaining and administering the Quality & management system
The exchange of information between other company functions; Sales; Engineering; Purchasing; Quality departments.
Maintenance of production staff Skills matrix.
Co-ordinated approach to document control.

For more information on this position, please contact Just Recruitment Group Ltd on telephone quoting job reference 907410

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days, your application for this position has been unsuccessful.

Just Recruitment Group Ltd, are only able to process applications from candidates who are currently resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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