Job Overview

Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haydock
Salary: £35,000+
Reference: VAC-12889
Contact Name: Mark Ainscough
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2017 10:18

Job Description

The Role 
Reporting into the Operations Manager, the Production Manager will take responsibility for all shop floor functions including production / capacity planning, workshop layout, shop floor organisation and personnel development. 
As Production Manager, you will take full ownership of the company?s manufacturing strategy, devising and implementing systems to improve the production process in terms of speed, quality and cost. 
To achieve this, you will be required to implement a Continuous Improvement ethos within the company using lean manufacturing techniques and training staff in the correct application of these tools. 

The Candidate 
The ideal candidate will be qualified to minimum HND level in a manufacturing discipline but, more importantly, will have a proven track record in leading manufacturing operations. 
A strong, hands-on, manager with excellent people skills, you will also be responsible for developing the operational staff, assessing training needs and developing a multi-skilled workforce. 
Other focuses for this role are the ability to work to tight deadlines, to influence others and have a flexible response to the demands of the role. 

Our Client 
Our client is a leading manufacturer of fire resistant glass. 

Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.