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Production Manager

ATA Recruitment
Northamptonshire, UK
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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Production Manager

£45,0000 - £48,000 basic salary
Days - Monday to Friday
Matched pension
25 days' leave + 8 Bank Holidays
Life insurance

Location: Northamptonshire, ideal locations include, Northampton, Kettering, Daventry, Corby, Uppingham, Market Harborough, Stamford and parts of Peterborough

Are you a Production Manager looking to work for a forward-thinking, growing and finically secure business within the engineering market sector? If so, I have a fantastic opportunity for a Production Manager to join a growing organisation with a long-standing history in supplying automotive customers.

Over the past 5 years, this company has invested in new plant, equipment, software and in their staff to ensure they are leading the way in manufacturing capabilities. As a result of a recent promotion, my client is looking to recruit a Production Manager to join the team.

The role of the Production Manager will be as follows:

Provide effective leadership to the production team
Ensure the production team achieve KPI's related to Safety, Quality, Scrap, Yield, Waste and Productivity
Lead and manage all daily and weekly production meetings/Gemba walks
Responsible for the training, development, and leadership of the production team
1-2-1's, appraisals, performance management and recruitment of new staff
Responsible for the day-to-day running of the production lines
Ensuring the team meet quality standards and to lead/manage any improvement initiatives such as continuous improvement and lean
Lead and manage any quality issues by leading 8D and 5 Why initiatives
Optimise the output of all production activities
To build and nurture the team, identify rising stars and successors
Manage the relationship with the customer and to keep them abreast of the latest production updates

The ideal Production Manager will have the following background and experience:

Experienced Production Manager or Operations Manager background with a track record in developing and leading production teams
Ideally an automotive, aerospace, or general engineering background
Knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques
Ideally, an engineering background although experience is preferred
Strong IT skills
Full EU driving licence

How to apply:

Please click "apply" or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed), or please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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