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Production Manager

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: Excellent opportunity Contact: Sarah Lane
Posted: 6 months ago Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

Are you a highly experienced and effective Production Manager with a passion for lean, just in time manufacturing within a people centric, quality driven environment? Then this could be the ideal career opportunity for you! Our client is a British designer and manufacturer of wooden furniture, employing over 100 people and they are looking for a real 'people person' with a passion for business improvement and change management to help drive the business forward.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive forward operational performance through continuous improvement, fully relying on your experience of working within a people centric production environment.
  • To meet and exceed customer expectations delivering product on time and in line with the quality standards
  • To make a high quality product in line with cost requirements
  • Responsible for human resource requirements of factory personnel (c100)

Preferred Skills:

  • You will be degree level (or equivalent) educated with minimum of 5 years experience within a Production Management role.
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working within the furniture manufacturing industry, and if not then you must have worked within a people centric culture (as opposed to a fully automated one). The departments you will be responsible for will include a large machine shop, assembly area, polishing department and packing.
  • You will be a hands on, effective leader with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to develop others.
  • Computer literacy and the ability to produce reports for presentation at Board Level will also be required.

Associated Benefits:

  • 27 days holiday,
  • Bupa cover,
  • Life insurance and a pension scheme.


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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.

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