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Vacancy Details

Production Manager - REF No. EB5391

Industry Sector: Manufacturing
Location: Luton

Salary: from £45000 to £50000 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Paul Lewis

Job Summary

The Production Manager will be responsible for the day to day manufacturing of products by implementing the production plan and supervising the production department in an organised and efficient manner. The Production Manager is responsible for maintaining workflow, monitoring steps in the process, problem solving, monitoring personnel and resources, studying methods, implementing cost reductions, recording performance and developing regular incremental improvements to manufacturing processes.

Detailed Job Description

EB5391: Production Manager

Salary: £45,000 to £50,000

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

The Production Manager will be responsible for the day to day manufacturing of products by implementing the production plan and supervising the production department in an organised and efficient manner. The Production Manager is responsible for maintaining workflow, monitoring steps in the process, problem solving, monitoring personnel and resources, studying methods, implementing cost reductions, recording performance and developing regular incremental improvements to manufacturing processes.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Ensuring products are produced on time, meeting quality standards and budgets
* Oversee production processes and maintaining workflow
* Continuous improvement to save time and implement cost savings
* Documenting and entering accurate build times for products
* Reduce waste ensuring all raw materials are used efficiently
* Manage and motivate the team and ensure staffing levels are maintained
* Review team performance (appraisals) whilst identifying training needs
* Ensure high standards of Health & Safety and housekeeping on site

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

* Proven management experience in a fast-moving production environment
* Experience in the application of LEAN/5S and continuous improvement tools
* Experience in production scheduling for labour and materials
* Knowledge of quality systems and their application within the manufacturing environment
* Strong knowledge of H&S, Quality and regulatory requirements
* Desirable but not essential experience of the UK audio market (at manufacturer level)
* The ability to manage and implement change
* Ability to manage, motivate and mentor a team
* Excellent planning and organisational skills
* Ability to manage and prioritise tasks with a constant attention to detail

Working hours

This Production Manager position is not a nine-to-five job and you may well have to work extended hours, particularly if there are tight deadlines to be met or new systems to be introduced. The Production Manager could be asked to work at weekends and evenings on overtime to meet production targets.

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.


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