Production Manager

Diverse Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Bakewell, UK
18 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager

Are you currently looking for a new exciting yet challenging Production Management role?
Do you have the drive to become a lead on all production activities within a globally recognised business
Have you a proven track record as a Production manager?

If this is you then please read on and apply for the role below!

The Client

Our client are a market leader within the design and manufacture cutting edge instrumentation products and supply to all four corners of the globe.

The role of the Production Manager

To oversee and control the production of cutting-edge instrumentation for industrial emissions and air pollution monitoring, road tunnel environments, plant and rail safety, raising our production ability to the next level through the effective management of high performing teams.

Full accountability for delivering utilisation targets and production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals across all production areas including Manufacturing, Testing, Planning, Purchasing and Inventory Control
Assess performance indicators, and take appropriate actions, to ensure schedule, cost, and quality goals are met
Co-ordinating with all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements.
Be responsible for driving performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals.
To grow, develop and engage your team via our performance management processes including developing a pipeline of talent for the future.
Control, reduce and improve line wastage, raw materials
Improve and embed operational excellence through effective site routines, with a focus on data driven decisions
Create a culture of safety by guiding and leading safe working practices
Lead by example demonstrating and applying continuous improvement behavior at all times
Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system, and financial reporting requirements
Ensure policies, procedures, and other documentation are followed to ensure consistent and compliant manufactured product
To implement Kaizen, JIT and other production systems that will help maximise the productivity and smoothness of production operations
Effective Vendor/Supplier Management

Essential skills for the role of Production Manager

A graduate or Postgraduate degree in Electronics /Instrumentation
Min 10 years overall experience in production systems of Industrial Electronics or Instrumentation
5 years' experience in a production manager role with a track record of having achieved production targets and developed new systems.
A team player who will have the ability to harmonise with Sales, Service, Engineering, Quality and supplier's ecosystem.
Ability to plan, organise and manage staff to produce high quality products on time.
An eye for detail and capability to resolve manufacturing and quality issues.
Previous experience in a similar capacity within a fast-paced Engineering/Manufacturing environment.
The passion and ability to coach people is key, combined with the motivation to train and develop.
Ability to make critical decisions within a fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication and influencing skills.
Ability to prioritise multiple tasks using initiative.
Demonstrate Analytical Thinking.
Thorough Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes.

Desirable skills for the Production Manager

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management.
Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams.
Direct experience in Emissions monitoring instrumentation.
This is a permanent role offering regular days.

Salary Range = £35,000 to £42,000

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