Production Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne Permanent £45,000 - £50,000
  • Large group, investing with a full order book
  • Critical hire to manage growth

About Our Client

Large heavy/industrial engineering site based in the Newcastle upon Tyne area. Part of a progressive group who have and continue to invest in the facility which is growing at a good rate. Commutable from Sunderland, Durham, Northumberland, North/South Tyneside and surrounding areas.

Job Description

Key Duties

  • Execute and develop realistic plans to achieve facility targets in all areas of the SQDC
  • Focus on Lean Manufacturing and the elimination of waste
  • Responsible for shop floor safety and environmental compliance
  • Manage and direct production team to achieve business targets
  • Build strong relationships by addressing customer issues and complaints in a timely manner
  • Conduct performance review and assist Production Director with all expected personnel management duties
  • Maintain accurate and clear documentation for operational procedures and activities
  • Support operational risk and audit process for the purpose of preventive maintenance
  • Interface with all departments to ensure on-time, on-spec, on-budget production
  • Manage budgets and costs effectively in respect to your area of responsibility

The Successful Applicant

  • The Production Manager will have an extensive Manufacturing/Production background combined with proven experience leading a team.
  • Ability to drive and motivate the team to ensure schedule, metrics and objectives are achieved.
  • Supporting qualifications such as Six Sigma, Management/Leadership etc. desirable
  • Familiarity reporting into board level
  • Beneficial relevant industry experience includes Automotive, Yellow Goods, Automated Manufacturing
  • Strengths across TPM / 5S / OEE / productivity management / Process Improvements / Maintenance
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets with good financial awareness
  • Proven management and leadership skills are essential
  • Ability to travel as necessary to meet requirements of position

What's on Offer

Permanent Production Manager position based int he Newcastle upon Tyne area

Dayshift position managing a sizeable department including multiple Shift Supervisors as direct reports

Attractive salary DOE with opportunities to progress locally and within the wider group

Charlie Muzzlewhite
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+44 191 490 4126

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