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Manufacturing Manager

Blandford Forum, UK
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4 Feb 2021

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Manufacturing Manager - Dorset - Circa £55,000 + Package

A leading, specialist engineering organisation is seeking to employ a Manufacturing Manager to take ownership of their low volume, high mix, production operations within their Dorset based facility.

The successful Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for managing all manufacturing operations in a fast paced engineering environment through 2 direct reports and with responsibility for 140 production staff coupled with support from auxillary business units. The position will focus on the continuous improvement of processes as well as the manufacturing of company products to a high level of quality.

Other responsibilities include; devising implementing and driving Lean/Continuous improvement acitivities within the manufacturing and production function of the business as well as acting as the value stream leader for company products, co-ordinating daily interactions and support between departments; ensuring compliance with employment, quality, safety & environmental legislation and standards.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, candidates must have proven experience of leading manufacturing teams and playing an active role in their coaching, training and development. Alongside this, candidates must have proven experience using Lean Manufacturing tools i.e. Six Sigma, Kanban, Kaizen 5S, Lean, TPM, FMEA etc. tools to implement, maintain and improve manufacturing processes and disciplines. It is also essential to hold a formal qualification i.e. HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Production Engineering or a closely related discipline. Failing this, candidates would need to have a NEBOSH qualification. It would be advantageous to have gained experience within 'Low Volume/High Mix' manufacturing environments.

Transferrable positions include Production Manager, Process Improvement Manager, Continuous Improvement Manager, Manufacturing Leader, Production Leader etc.

This role is based in Dorset and is commutable from Ringwood, Bournemouth, Poole, Blandford Forum, Weymouth, Yeovil, Salisbury, Warminster and other areas within Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset and the South West.

Please contact Tom on (phone number removed) or at

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