Production Manager

Jonathan Lee Recruitment
£50000.00 - £55000.00 pa + PHC + 6% Pension
08 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a proven Production Manager with experience of managing teams in high volume manufacturing environments? If so we are recruiting a Production Manager for a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier based in Birmingham who supply complex assemblies to leading OEMs.

As Production Manager you will manage and lead all aspects of production and associated departments to produce high quality products, delivered on time and within budgeted costs.

Key Responsibilities:

- Set targets and actions for the production team in line with agreed improvements
- Ensure that customer scheduled requirements are met through adherence to production plans.
- Ensure that customer quality standards are met through adherence to process instructions.
- Ensure that manufacturing plans can be realised through planning and control of resources - directs, indirects and equipment.
- Ensure that the standard of housekeeping within the whole plant is maintained at minimum and consistently improved upon.
- Continuously drive and improve efficiency and productivity within the facility.
- Eliminate quality concerns internally and externally.
- Review and "flex" direct labour requirements to meet production plans.
- Enforce discipline and adherence to standards and work rates agreed to.
- Drive continuous improvement activities with cross-functional teams to eliminate waste and improve quality and efficiency.
- Lead and take part in project/training programmes to implement and improve manufacturing processes by using lean manufacturing tools.
- Ensure compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, company policies and procedures.
- Proactive member of the Management Team in creating strategy and direction for the company.

You will have a proven track record in driving efficiency with a minimum of 5 years in a man-management position within a manufacturing environment, ideally automotive. The Production Manager will be experienced in leading lean manufacturing activities in the following areas 5S, 7 Wastes, Value Stream Mapping, Line balancing, with a sound knowledge of TS16949 requirements and expectations in a manufacturing environment.

The ideal candidate will have a strong manufacturing knowledge and experienced in assembly work. steel/aluminium welding fabrication, be self-driven with a positive "can do" attitude, fair but tough approach, respected for their commitment and determination to succeed. You will have a desire to continuously push the boundaries in improving efficiency and eliminating waste.

Interested applicants should apply to this advert today!