Manufacturing Production Manager

Manufacturing Production Manager

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    Technical & Engineering, Manufacturing & Production

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  • Salary:

    £40,000 to £42,000 + pension + bonus.

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    Ian Yoxen

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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    by agreement / asap

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Manufacturing Production Manager

Laser Cutting, Pressed Parts and Metal Fabrications


£40-42,000 + pension + bonus

Production Manager in a manufacturing factory managing production in the Press Brake and Laser Cutting departments.  The Production Manager will manage goods received, machine programming, laser cutting and press shop to deliver on time in full manufacturing objectives.

·Manage metal manufacturing teams in Laser Cutting and Pressed Metal through the production team leaders.

·Manage pre-production activity including goods received and stores, ensuring sufficient raw material and blanks to deliver the manufacturing plan.

·Manage the laser cutting and pressed metal machine programmer to ensure production activity can be achieved right first time, on time.

·Work with others on site to ensure the company objectives for product quality, product conformance and manufacturing equipment uptime optimised.

·Take a lead role in establishing and achieving current SQDCP objectives and as Production Manager take a lead role in driving lean manufacturing as a mindset using 5S, OEE and TPM tools.  Also getting involved with some factory wide six sigma led improvements.

·Above all else, ensure the manufacturing KPI objectives are achieved in an environment where H&S is prioritised.

·The laser cutting and pressed metal manufacturing teams work on a 24/5 shift pattern.  The Production Manager will typically work a daytime Monday to Friday pattern, with some flexibility when required.

This Production Manager job will be ideal for

·A manufacturing production leader with experience in areas like metal fabrications, press shop metal pressings, laser cutting, welding and fabrications.

·A Production Manager experience including driving the manufacturing plan to achieve KPI’s by ensuring pre-production planning, labour planning, stock holding and machine programming is completed in advance.

·A Manufacturing Manager with experience of leading on H&S in the workshop manufacturing environment.

·A Production Manager with experience of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing tools like OEE, and TPM.

£40,000 to £42,000 + pension + bonus. 

This job is commutable from Congleton, Northwich, Knutsford, Sandbach, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent, Nantwich, Holmes Chapel, Staffordshire, Cheshire.

 “Please note that if you are not contacted within the next ten days then your application, on this occasion, has not been successful.  We thank you for taking the time to apply.”

Reference: IY.141342