Manufacturing Production Manager

Russell James Recruitment Ltd.
Up to £50,000 plus benefits
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client:

High value, low volume electromechanical equipment.

The Role:

The Manufacturing Production Manager, will provide the direction and leadership for their complete product supply function. The successful candidate will play a significant role in maximising the organisations growth and profitability through insightful leadership, and strong focus on systems and processes to improve productivity and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Oversee and direct the planning, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new or existing products.

+ Implement and maintain an accurate production schedule.

+Review and adjust the schedule where needed

  • - Determine the human resources required
  • - Determine the material resources required

+ Manage human and material resources to meet production targets

+ Develop and implement systems that ensure compliance with Company and industry regulatory requirements for quality, safety, and environment.

+ Responsible for driving operational efficiencies, with a clear focus on the design, build and delivery of world class quality products within budget and on schedule – while meeting and exceeding product margin goals.

+ Proactively engage/work with product line management, engineering, service and other departments to incorporate best practices into the production environment and develop cross functional relationships.

+ Develop, implement, and monitor departmental objectives and schedules including setting priorities and performance expectations while ensuring alignment with expected deliverables and Company goals.

+ Manage departmental budget and spending in support of company objectives for cost control while maintaining effectiveness.

+ Create and drive facility manufacturing initiatives which are aggressive, yet obtainable and align goals to strategic and corporate goals.

+ Define, drive, and deliver key product and process improvements.

+ Accountable for the production and delivery of high quality products.

+ Foster an environment that supports learning, individual development and openness to change.

+ Promote an organisational culture where our company values are innate.

+ Monitor and execute capacity planning supply capabilities for the long term

+ Identify skills, knowledge, and experience required within manufacturing to meet the long term manufacturing strategy and implement training plans to meet this.

+ Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.

Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

+ Ensure that direct report(s) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the Company’s values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies.

Experience and Attributes:

+ Because of the specific nature of both product and processes it is essential that this individual has an excellent grasp of mechanical and electrical manufacturing principles.

+ Good understanding of electrical and mechanical assembly and test methods.

+ Experience of complex mechanical and electrical assemblies is required.

+ The ability to construct plans with many variables and to subsequently act on, and adhere to those plans, is deemed to be a prime requisite of this position.

+ Excellent man-management, communication skills and the ability to motivate a team to achieve challenging targets are fundamental

+ The appointed individual must continually strive for excellence of quality and must have the correct mind-set to grasp issues surrounding manufacturing processes.

+ In terms of personal attributes this individual must be a self-starter with the ability to organise and prioritise work, and to communicate clearly with all levels within the business.

The ability and experience of having delivered on time and to a specification is a ‘must have’.

+ Lead time focused to successfully and reliably meet targets and deadlines.

+ A mind-set attuned to a positive ‘can-do’ attitude combined with a desire for continuous improvement is vital in this role.

Knowledge, Training and Qualifications:

+ Appropriate experience in a high pressure, rapidly changing manufacturing environment is considered significantly more important than paper qualifications. Specific leadership and objective setting qualifications would however, be considered an advantage.


Up to £50,000 Plus benefits

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