Production Manager

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    £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, 25 days holiday, early finish on a Friday

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    Sarah Lane

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    01392 423 301

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    3 months ago

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Production Manager

The Company:
Are you a seasoned Manufacturing Manager who is able to lead a team of 20 Production Ops and Stores personnel within a busy Mechanical Engineering company based in Tiverton, Devon?  As Production Manager, you will oversee the smooth running of assembly and to meet both the customers’ requirements and expectations.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage the current members in the Production, Electrical Test and Stores team.
  • Ensure all procedures and policies are followed, that H&S is fully met and take control of all quality standards within the production areas.
  • Use Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve builds on machines.
  • Check and follow sales orders through the factory. Report back to the production planner any anticipated delays to deliver machines on time.
  • Updating and maintaining Skills Matrix and Training Plans.  Daily update of machine order status and production build progress. Ensure the factory is properly maintained.
  • Lead project based development of new product with the supply base to meet the needs of the company.
  • Lead product improvements with suppliers. 
Preferred Skills:
  • Proven experience within Production or Manufacturing Manager’s role, ideally within a mechanical engineering company.
  • Strong people management skills and an encouraging and supportive manner.
  • Computer literate.
  • Used to working in a Lean environment whilst operating a Skills Matrix system.
Personal Attributes:
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Good level of general education
  • Mechanical  Engineering background preferred.
Associated Benefits:
Free parking
Company Pension
25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Working Hours:
Hours of Work: 07:45 - 17:00 Mon to Thurs, 08:30 - 12:30 Fridays (39 hours)