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Upholstered Furniture Production Manager

Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus & Car Contact: Sarah Lane
Posted: 4 months ago Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

This well established, UK Manufacturer of high end, quality household furniture is seeking a hands on, experienced senior production manager who has the ability to quickly take up a full Director role. You will come from a hands on furniture making / upholstery background, but have proven people management and strategic commercial management skills.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The post requires a strong ability to focus on quality, safety, cost and production efficiency, on time delivery, yet at the same time have the ability to deliver business improvement. You will oversee the use of labour (70 staff), equipment and materials to ensure maximum efficiency's and on time delivery in full (both UK and overseas).
  • Manage the production process from receipt of order to delivery, which will also include raw materials purchasing; product costing, manufacturing, quality control etc

Preferred Skills:

  • A proven career within the upholstered furniture manufacturing industry.
  • Team building and leadership skills with proven ability to manage people and to develop their full potential across a wide range of disciplines.
  • Excellent IT skills and experience using an ERP system.
  • A strong awareness of health and safety matters and the importance of developing a positive safety culture.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to drive change.

Personal Attributes:

  • Forward thinking: able to highlight areas for development and growth;
  • Someone who can manage the whole process from order to delivery and cope with a very busy workload and exciting growth changes within the business.

Associated Benefits:

  • Basic salary in the region of £60000 + Bonus
  • Company car

Working Hours: 8.00am to 5.30pm with a 12pm on a Friday

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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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