Production Manager

Grimsby Permanent £70,000 - £80,000
  • Proven track record in manufacturing leadership in Chemical or related sector
  • Degree qualified in engineering or science related discipline with CI/Six Sigma

About Our Client

Fashion, home textiles, sports and outdoor wear, protection wear, cosmetic and hygiene products, high-tech applications: You'd be surprised how much of life can be improved with Lenzing fibers.

Lenzing are an international organisation with 7400 employees globally. Head-quartered in Austria their site in Grimsby is a leading manufacturing site with c250 people, 120 of those being in production.

For their partners in the textile and nonwoven industry, Lenzing's wood-based cellulosic fibres TENCEL™ and LENZING™ ECOVERO™ are the starting point to value creation. Together with their customers Lenzing develop solutions that add value to businesses and products. With consumers' needs and perspectives in mind, they cooperate with renowned fashion brands and are increasingly acknowledged as a premium consumer brand.

Job Description

The Production Manager will have full responsibility for a 24/7 continuous manufacturing process. You will be an excellent people manager capable of developing, mentoring and coaching staff to ensure they have the skills and motivation to perform all duties to the highest of standards.

As a results orientated individual, the Production Manager will lead operational excellence to ensure the manufacturing team exceed all key targets of output, yield, quality and Health and Safety. You will be an advocate of continuous improvement, using data as the foundation to solutions that positively impact product cost and quality. The Production Manager will devise robust production plans making sure that all materials are available to meet business needs. Lenzing's manufacturing process involves advanced engineering equipment and you will work closely with the Engineering teams to find both day to day and long-term project solutions that deliver maximum equipment availability and reliability.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Production Management within a Chemical or complex process manufacturing environment. The Production Manager will have a passion for leading people through efficient manufacturing processes, capable of demonstrating continuous improvement and change leadership. The Production Manager will be degree qualified, ideally in an Engineering or Scientific discipline and preferably hold formal six-sigma or equivalent lean qualifications. Lenzing value the Health & Safety of all staff as paramount and for the successful Production Manager you will have reflected these values in their career.

What's on Offer

Working at Lenzing offers you the opportunity to work with a profitable business committed to environmental sustainability through its products and manufacturing processes. Being part of a large group Lenzing offer excellent career opportunities globally, valuing the safety, well-being and development of all their staff.

Competitive Salary & Benefits

All 3rd party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page for consideration

Ben Appleton
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+44 151 255 3790

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Ben Appleton
Consultant phone
+44 151 255 3790
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