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Production Manager

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Corby, Northamptonshire
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This vacancy has now expired.

Are you a driven Production Manager with proven experience of managing high volume production teams to achieve deliverable? If so, we require a Production Manager, based in Corby for a leading automotive Tier 1 supplier to manage and lead a team to achieve deliverables across quality, productivity and cost. As Production Manager you will lead by example and have a strong track record in high volume manufacturing.

Your opportunity

  • Responsibility for production area or/and shift to ensure that business requirements are met.
  • Health, Safety & Environmental Compliance of the area, working with Health & Safety department to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Deputising for the Operations Manager, by managing and leading the Group Leaders including regular communication, coaching, and performance management.
  • Ensures adherence to business operating standards, through auditing, training, coaching etc.
  • Utilising problem solving methods to address quality concerns and drive continuous improvement.
  • Working with the Operations Manager to optimise processes.
  • Working in conjunction with other departments, to make improvements and resolve issues as they arise.
  • Ensuring that customer requirements are met and any issues are raised and resolved in a timely manner and escalated accordingly.
  • Supporting the Group Leaders to ensure continuity and consistent approach is maintained.
  • To improve production by utilising continuous improvement methodologies (BIT)
  • To develop and maintain transparency of production through data collection and visual management.
  • Preparing reports to demonstrate progress
  • Liaising with the wider business.

Your personality

  • Relevant manufacturing / Engineering experience equivalent within automotive or fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified in either Manufacturing or Management degree level is desirable
  • NEBOSH National general certificate is desirable
  • Previous management experience.
  • Proven experience of managing workloads and both setting and achieving KPI's
  • Possess excellent leadership qualities and be passionate about leading and motivating others to continuously improve performance, quality, costs and delivery.
  • Advantageous if experienced in Lean manufacturing and robotic welding
  • A confident communicator with assertiveness and drive for results.

Interested applicant should apply to this advert or call Katharine Bignell at Jonathan Lee more information.