Production Manager

Robert Walters
Lancashire, UK
04 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading industrial manufacturing business are looking for a production manager to support them through an exciting period of transformation. This role will be based at the head office in Lancashire and offers genuine progression into plant management as the business grows organically and an acquisition strategy. The business is expecting to double in size and has capacity for expansion on the existing site as well as a potential acquisition plan that will undoubtedly generate huge opportunities for the successful candidate.

This role is going to be a key appointment for the business and will be the link between the shop floor and senior management team. This is a days based role Monday to Friday working with the team on driving better behaviours and better outputs. This will be achieved through implementing a production performance system and analysing data captured through the ERP system to look for opportunities for improvement.

Key to this role is working with a long standing team and working with them on behavioural changes which will require a certain amount of energy and resilience however resistance to change shouldn't be too much on an issue and is more about developing individual accountability. Working with the engineering team you will develop strategies on improving reliability equipment and in production working on lean strategies.

The ideal candidate will have the following background:
  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of implementing performance systems and managing/ using data.
  • Experience gained in a complex manufacturing environment
  • Strong people management and stakeholder management skills

This is a superb opportunity for a manufacturing manager, operations manager or production manager, quite open to most backgrounds who is a high performing operator that has aspirations to fast track their career to a senior management capacity

Please apply below or call Richard Lamplugh on 01612407453

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