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Role: Production Manager

Type: Permanent

Salar: £45k – £55k

Location: Derby

2fawcett are recruiting for a Production Manager to join a well renowned Manufacturing Business in Derby. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the function of the role is to lead the production facility in meeting and exceeding its customer requirements on quality, cost and delivery.

  • Work to and promote company policies, procedures and Health, Safety & Environmental standards including IS014001 and 18001, in order to promote a strong HS&E culture and provide a healthy and secure working environment for all
  • Work in conjunction with the wider site team to reduce the number of accidents, near misses and environmental hazards utilising 6S principles managing HS&E proactively and effectively
  • Support legislative site audits and site action plans to drive improved safety standards and continuous improvement performance throughout the business
  • To develop a culture of continuous improvement in the workplace, ensuring that quality standards and procedures are observed and maintained at all times
  • Ensure the business has effective processes and controls in place, in order that the business achieves the highest possible levels of customer satisfaction, including a reduction in PPM, scrap waste and material usage savings
  • Generate visual operational metrics which enable quality performance to be effectively communicated and managed on a regular basis
  • Ensure effective feedback loops to the shop floor for internal and external quality concerns, the efficient management of issues through SQCDP meetings and the timely resolution of issues through the deployment of robust problem-solving methodologies
  • Ensure that the site achieves agreed financial, operational and commercial objectives via the implementation of continuous improvements in cost reduction activities across the company, to deliver increased profitability and value for money to our customers and stakeholders
  • To work within cross-functional teams to support business development, growth and improvement projects as required, and lead the facility in meeting and exceeding customer requirements- 99% OTIF
  • Drive improvement in delivery performance through continuous improvement measures, to exceed customer expectations and targets
  • To work within cross-functional teams to support business development, growth and improvement projects as required, and lead the facility in meeting and exceeding customer requirements- 99% OTIF
  • Drive improvement in delivery performance through continuous improvement measures, to exceed customer expectations and targets
  • Generate visual operational metrics which enable operational performance to be effectively tracked on a regular basis

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Leadership skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Problem analysis and decision-making skills
  • Interpersonal skills / influencing
  • Communication skills

Specific Attributes:               

  • Extensive knowledge of production processes
  • First class leadership and motivational skills
  • Commitment to continual improvement in manufacturing, quality, health, safety and environmental management
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and other modern manufacturing methods.

To apply for this job email your details to arran@2fawcett.com

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