A Production Manager role within a skilled engineering environment (CNC Machining preferable) providing leadership in continuous improvement projects and influencing cultural change.
Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd
Role: Operations Manager
Location: Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Blackpool and Wigan
Salary: circa £45,000
Reporting into the General 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 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 within a CNC Machining environment.
As the company is keen to develop a continuous improvement ethos, you must be able to demonstrate previous achievements using lean techniques and the development of manufacturing strategies.
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 is a leading manufacturer of highly engineered products to the automotive market.
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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