Job Overview

Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Reference: VAC-13268
Contact Name: Richard Webster
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2019 11:42

Job Description

Production Manager
St Helens

"Great things never came from comfort zones".

I've no idea who first said that, but it's a brilliant quote and one that sums this role up perfectly.

As an experienced production manager, you'll know that to improve a production operation, people will need to change their outlook and take those first steps out of their comfort zone.

That's where my client is now. They are a well established manufacturing company with a well-established culture, but it needs to change.

That's where you come in.

You'll need to bring your negotiation and diplomacy skills to the front to show people what "great" can look like and how they can get there.

There will be challenges, as there always are when trying to change an organisation's culture, but your process manufacturing background and determination to succeed will help you overcome any resistance to change.

The company is in an excellent position with a strong order book and an impressive level of OTIF and quality measures, but they know it can be better so there will be plenty of opportunities for you to make significant improvements.

Although your character and experience will be critical factors in this role, there are some minimum entry requirements. You will need to be degree qualified in a chemical or engineering discipline and have an excellent knowledge of implementing lean and/or six sigma methodologies.

So if you're looking for a new challenge, don't worry if your CV isn't up to date but please contact me on 01257 244740 for a confidential chat.

This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.
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.

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