Our client, a UK leading manufacturer and part of a global multi-national organisation, require a Production Manager - Print finishing. This is a permanent position working on days 0845-1700, paying £34,000 per annum.
Responsibilities will include oversight of production activities, reducing costs, maximizing output, reducing waste and ensuring that products are produced on time and are of good quality. Manage, develop and optimise the manufacturing team - 20 direct reports, resources and assets to meet planning schedule whilst assuring quality standards and safe process. Maintain a full awareness on productivity aligned to the schedule, real time problem solving combined with a pro-active assessment of future runs and communicating potential blockages. Manage complement levels to meet close schedule requirements. Optimise Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and discipline standards for reports. Lead the continuous improvement in these areas. Work closely with the Maintenance Team to prioritise PPMs and breakdowns. Produce reports for the internal team and also group reports. Communicate with corporate colleagues worldwide on manufacturing matters and initiatives. Develop programmes to increase skill flexibility. Mentor and develop the 3 Shift Supervisors
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years management experience within Converting, Automotive, Chemical, Packaging, Plastics. They will be able to demonstrate leadership qualities, good communication skills, verbal and written. Have a proven track record of delivering improvements in manufacturing efficiencies including reducing downtime, reducing waste and improving throughput. Through continuous improvement programmes. Ideally qualified to degree level in Engineering, Science or Management,
The company are going from strength to strength, having recently moved to larger premises, investing in new equipment and are part of a larger group who have a very strong financial base. Already having a strong culture, the company complies with many ISO standards and is committed to continuous improvements in Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Customer satisfaction and profitability. The position is based in the East Manchester Tameside area and commutable from Stockport, Hyde, Openshaw Oldham, Glossop and other areas of Greater Manchester.
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