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Manufacturing Manager

Marketplace Technical
Bedford, UK
Closing date
8 Dec 2020

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International Manufacturer based in Bedfordshire seeks an experienced Manufacturing Manager.

About the role:
  • Continuous improvement
  • Deliver manufactured goods to customer specification and required delivery date.
  • Team management (including annual appraisals, absence management, incident investigation)
  • Develop the skills and flexibility of the team through training and mentoring 'on the job' training.
  • Establish a skills matrix, assess staff, and develop training plans. Improve and support process change to deliver improved lead time and cost reduction.
  • Improve and develop plant capability, capacity and flexibility to support the business strategy.
  • Establish appropriate performance KPIs, measure and report on KPIs regularly.
  • Manage the day to day production process.
  • Maintaining stock of key product lines.
  • Managing workflow through the factory to meet the planned schedule and delivery dates.
  • Machine programming and calibration.
  • Authority to purchase according to the Purchasing Policy.
  • Management of overtime budget to maximize efficiency and maintain cost control.
  • Reporting on key metrics and departmental objectives.
  • Weekly Operations management team meetings.
  • Presentations and updates to meetings and project teams.

Skills and experience:
  • Engineering Degree preferred, or BTEC/City & Guilds qualification.
  • Production processes.
  • AutoCAD, Inventor.
  • An understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety procedures and key current legislation.
  • Lean manufacturing.
  • Quality Assurance.
  • Technically strong with knowledge and practical workshop skills.
  • Customer focused.
  • Good analytical skills, problem solver.
  • Energetic, executes tasks to completion.
  • 5s Experience
  • Health & Safety management
  • ISO9001
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