Production Manager

Zenith People
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
17 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are proudly representing our blue chip manufacturing client in their search for a Production Manager. The position will focus on the leadership and development of a volume production, whilst maintaining excellent site standards, conditions and best practice. If you are looking to join a market leading employer with a great reputation, please apply immediately.

Job Description:

* To ensure the highest levels of utilisation in order to meet site KPI's

* Oversee all production activity within the factory, monitoring progress against production targets to ensure customers receive their products on time and to the required standard

* To analyse and improve production processes to make optimal use of production resources.

* To identify and implement improvement projects focused on quality and production efficiency

* To address issues relating to 'down time' and taking action to recover volume shortages

* Consistently monitoring employee's development, training, disciplines, illness and overtime

* Collate all production information highlighting and resolving issues.

* Minimise production waste and looking for ways to improve production quality, speed and methods

* To assist with recruitment, development and training, identifying and planning training activity and monitoring progress

* Implement corrective action in the event of machine breakdown/quality issues

* To contribute and participate in company improvement activities

* To carry out additional and/or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business.

Personal Specification:

* The Ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a similar role in a volume manufacturing environment

* Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques (Kaizen, Kanban etc) to deliver improved production

* High Level of communication skills to speak to all levels of staff in the business

* Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations

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