Production Manager

Recruit4staff LTD
£35,000 per annum
12 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Recruit4staff are proud to be representing their client, a leading Engineering company in their search for an General Manager to work in their leading facility in Telford


  • Production Manager


  • £35000- £40000 P/A depending on experience


The General Manager is a key member of the Production and Operations team, The General Manager is responsible for providing oversight and direction in the production facility, managing day-to-day customer interactions and providing support to the Accounting and Finance and Sales teams as well as other departments within the Company as needed. This role is focused on driving performance of the business through the optimization of key performance metrics such as tonnage and throughput among others developed by the Executive Leadership Team.

What we`re looking for

Production / Works (50% of time):

  • Setting direction on daily, weekly and monthly production
  • Collecting, measuring and optimizing key performance metrics in the production facility
  • Developing targets for the production facility in collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team
  • Continually looking to optimize the lay-out and throughput of the production facility in order to improve performance
  • Providing oversight and guidance for the works manager and logistics manager
  • Ensuring on-time customer delivery
  • Ability to step-in and augment production when needed

Customer (25% of time):

  • Coordinating with customers on pick-up, deliveries and production scheduling
  • Ensuring that we are delivering excellent customer service and customer experience
  • Identifying and uncovering opportunities to expand its customer relationships
  • Capturing and sharing customer data across the organization
  • Partnering with the Executive Leadership Team and Sales on customer visit and reviews as required

Support (15% of time):

  • Collaborating with the Sales department on new business opportunities
  • Coordinating with the Accounting and Finance department on key figures and key performance metrics
  • Taking an active role in cross-functional teams to deliver management information and insights to enhance future performance

Growth / Special Projects (10% of time):

  • Assisting in the analysis, due diligence and review of new locations, acquisitions or changes to the production model for the business as directed by the Executive Leadership Team

What experience we are looking for

  • 3-5 years of production or operations management experience in a continually progressing role
  • Experience within a busy steel / engineering facility
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and ERP software considered an asset
  • Knowledge of logistics considered an asset

What we can offer you

  • £Competitive Salary
  • Permanent position
  • Full time hours
  • Company pension
  • Free Parking

For further information about this and other positions please apply now

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Telford) who are operating as an employment agency and employment business.

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