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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Production Manager

Crewkerne, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £50000 - £65000/annum


Location: Crewkerne, TA18

Assignment: Permanent contract

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, acting as an employment business, are currently recruiting for a Production Manager on a permanent contract for our well known manufacturing client based in Crewkerne.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe leadership of production operations. Ensuring the safe operation of the manufacturing locations to meet the objectives identified by the business strategy to achieve operational excellent and aligned profitability growth.

Duties as a Production Manager:

Ensure that all Health and Safety and Environmental guidelines are followed in accordance with the EHS organizational arrangements roles and responsibilities
Responsible for managing the value stream performance and budgets in line with the location and division goals and objectives to achieve safety and financial targets, customer requirements and other group site KPI's
Create and sustain a high performance team culture across the operations organization
Act as primary owner of the daily meetings
Accountable for the site tracking centre and will ensure that all value stream and Kaizen tracking centre and team improvement boards are maintained and used to drive continuous improvement
Promote and utilize business tools and best practices with each value stream
Responsible for resourcing and managing the performance process and activities of team members
Ensure all value stream team members are trained and work in accordance / compliance with Standard Work, risk assessments and quality system documented procedures
Support business growth through active participation and support of the new product introduction process and preparation of the manufacturing operation for launch and continuing production
Provide manufacturing input to the SIOP process
Support and lead elite customer strategic initiatives
Maintain profit improvement plan and site saving road maps
Develop current and future value stream maps along with 90 day plans to achieve targeted improvements in the manufacturing value streams
Responsible for materials management team ensuring stock control, inventory, supplier and in-house forecasting in partnership with strategic sourcing
About you:

Well organized with strong analytical, logical and methodical thinking
Attention to detail
Educated to Degree level in Engineering or Manufacturing or equivalent experience
Confident communicator
Strong understanding of Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Able to demonstrate success within a management or leadership role within the manufacturing environment

25 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with service to 30 days + bank holidays

Medical expenses covered by employer (eg. Dentist, opticians) to Health cash plan (enables you to claim back medical expenses such as dentists, opticians, osteopath ect)

Additional holiday purchase scheme - 1 week per year

Retail discount scheme with major retailers (Tesco, Currys, Argos, Ho-Seasons and lots more)

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter office on (phone number removed) for more information
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