Production Manager

Basic Overview
Salary: £65000 – £70000/annum + Bonus
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 65000.00
Maximum Salary: 70000.00
Job Location: Bedworth, Warwickshire

The Role: Production Manager

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Our Bedworth based client are currently looking for an experienced Production Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be from a fabrication or metalwork background and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Production to a high standard of productivity and quality.

You must be a high-level planner who is totally comfortable producing pragmatic project and delivery plans, utilizing Management information to support your decision making and using your people skills to increase productivity whilst developing the team capabilities.

You will ensure that all goods and services are produced safely, cost-effectively, on time and they meet the required quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

* Oversee production work processes – keep machines/staff working at 100% where possible

* Plan and coordinate production schedules, and other projects related to the manufacturing processes, tooling, volume outputs, scrap/rework, quality, H&S and project delivery commitments

* Organise purchasing materials and ensure progress chasing of all parts

* Ensure Quality control and H & S standards are met

* Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed

* Assess project, resource and recruitment requirements

* Assess shop floor candidates in face-to-face interviews

* Performance manage team to deliver targets and standards

* Coach staff, encourage and develop team. Liaise with HR to deliver all employee related matters – Training, appraisals, disciplinaries, terminations

* Run improvement projects of the factory, including but not limited to: manufacturing profitability, shop floor performance, housekeeping, HSE, toolbox talks

The Candidate

* Pragmatic and experienced shop floor manager

* Ideally from within a subcontract engineering and fabrication background, with a vast experience in the sheet metal fabrication industry

* Experienced working with engineering drawings

* Highly dynamic and hands-on progress chaser

* An encouraging and motivational leader, a champion to improve within the department

* Exceptional communicator/ team player and communicates well with other departments

* Forthright personality and approach, able to give clear directions, guide workers and keep manufacturing processes in control

* Committed into not only looking at the face value of the problems, but checking them, being in control and thinking ahead at all times

* Flexible approach, great work ethic and leads by example

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