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Production Assembly Manager

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Location: Taunton, Somerset Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Industry: Manufacturing
Posted: 18 days ago Contact: Sarah Lane
Apply by: 29/10/2017 Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

A traditional people-centric manufacturer of a high quality, luxury (yet essential) consumer product is looking for a talented and driven Production Manager. You will oversee 50+ staff and will be a hands on manager who works 'with and for' your team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Encourage good lines of communication and a working environment where all employees are involved and are aware of the latest developments.
  • Ensure all employees are trained and multi-skilled to ensure maximum flexibility at all times, job satisfaction and safety.
  • Ensure compliance with Company Health and Safety Policy, procedures and safe systems of work. Ensure that staff understand their responsibilities for health and safety.
  • Monitor and control labour costs to maximise efficiency and ensure that manufacturing capacities are aligned to Sales & Operational planning forecasts.
  • Ensure plant and equipment is adequately maintained and set correctly.
  • Providing regular reports on the Units performance including executive reports and regular status reports (written, numerical and graphical)
  • Develop the company culture of open style of communication at all levels allowing a free flow of ideas and suggestions such that employees feel that they have a part to play.
  • Ensure the manufacturing facility is maintained to world class standards by utilisation of 5S principles and lean manufacturing techniques.

Preferred Skills:

  • IOSH working safely or equivalent.
  • Experience of disciplinary procedures, managing performance, motivating and leading teams and leading by example.

Personal Attributes:

  • Assertive,
  • Approachable,
  • Diligent,
  • Positive

Associated Benefits:

  • Company Pension
  • Practical experience Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen
  • Substantial production management experience.
  • Good standard of education including high standard of numeracy and literacy

Working Hours: 9-5.30 Mon to Fri with some requirement for overtime

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.