Interim Production Manager

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Ellesmere Port, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
1204636337
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My Clients are an industry leader in supplying into a variety of household branded companies across the UK & into Europe. Due to YOY consistent growth, regular investment into new equipment & acquisitions in their market; my Client are now looking for an Interim Production Manager (Interim - strong chance of further opportunity on the site) for their Wirral based flagship site.

I am looking to speak with Candidates who can demonstrate relevant experience, & a strong desire to succeed & deliver at the highest of standards across the site & those who can deliver on the vision of the brand.

Reporting into the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for:

* Management of the Production Teams of high volume, low margin products to agreed time scales.

* People management across all Teams & shifts - demonstrating capacity to deliver with both permanent staff & incumbent supply.

* Create & deliver production plans to ensure all customer orders are manufactured on time and in full.

* Maintenance of all pallet, crate and timber stocks to support the business needs.

* Support product quality & assurance that standards are always maintained.

* You will oversee all Manufacturing environments, ensuring that all are maintained and operated in a safe working order, driving compliance in-line with company policy.

* You will be a key member of the site leadership team, working together to drive the site's performance to agreed KPI targets & encourage development & growth in all staff Members.

Job Summary

* Ensure that all supervision and productions teams are in place to achieve business targets

* Full understanding and deliver production targets & KPI's

* Setup a weekly / monthly reporting to ensure that a close relationship / communication on all site activities is maintained

* Liaise with senior leaders / cross functional teams to ensure site performances are achieved (e.g. Timber, Indirect expenditure, Sales, Finance etc.)

* Overseeing daily activities to ensure production schedules are achieved and that all plant is maintained to ensure maximum uptime.

* Ensure finished goods and timber storage areas are kept in an orderly fashion to ensure stock can be counted without personal risk.

* Implement Housekeeping initiatives to ensure production areas are kept in tidy and orderly fashion, including the management of waste/scrap bins.

* Manage timekeeping, attendance to ensure weekly KPI's are not affected.

* Management of overtime to ensure site targets are achieved.

Additionally, you will support the Plant Manager role when they are unavailable.

How will your success be measured as a Production Manager:

* OTIF of product to the Customer

* Labour price - price per unit per man hour

* Machine Efficiency %

* Quality defects

* H&S incidents, lost time

* Site growth & profitability

This is an interim role for a minimum of 3 months, however, as the site continues to grow & take up pace as the Company Flagship site, there will be opportunity to be capitalised upon, dependant on performance of the right candidate & their desire to succeed & develop in this business.

As this is an urgent role - I am happy to speak to Candidates who are interested before receiving a CV.

Jayne (phone number removed)

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