Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: PM - CG_1565362533
Contact Name: Clara Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2019 15:55

Job Description

An exciting opportunity based in Swindon for a well-established company who has built themselves an excellent reputation for innovative and high quality products.
They are recruiting for a Production Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract where you will need a wealth of experience using continuous production within a high volume manufacturing operation.

Roles and Responsibilities

*To determine section objectives in line with business plans and create effective action plans for their achievement
*To allocate responsibilities and resources and develop appropriate systems to ensure achievement of key performance objectives
*Liaise with department head regarding variations from business objectives
*Constantly strive to improve all aspects of the section
*Maintain department adherence to the companies policies and procedures
*Develop a manufacturing strategy to reduce waste in all processes
*Develop first line managers to effectively contribute to business goals
*Be alert to unsafe practices and escalate appropriately
*Maintain a positive working atmosphere through effective management of Associates including attendance, discipline, health & safety and policy compliance
*Show leadership and ensure Production area is at agreed standards

Essential Experience Required

*A sound understanding of manufacturing practices. Ideally gained in an automotive or complex manufacturing environment
*Knowledge to a good level of problem solving techniques, i.e. 6 sigma
*Previously led teams at a supervisory level
*Good understanding of quality improvement techniques, with evidence of application
*Good project management skills and continuous improvement techniques, i.e. kaizen, 7 wastes, 5s
*Proven track record of improving employee relations and working closely within a unionised environment
*Engineering skills would be an asset


For more information regarding this role please call Clara Griffiths on 01453 796621 or send a CV

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