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Junior Works Manager

  • Location: Redditch
  • Salary: £25k - 27k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

Role: Trainee Works Manager

Salary: Up to £27,000 – More of the right candidate

Location: Redditch

Hours: 7.30am – 4.00Pm (1pm on Friday) – 37.5 hours per week

Benefits: Share of profits after 6 months service – roughly equating to £2,000 - £3,000 per year

The Business:

We are a small and specialised manufacturing company in Redditch, Worcestershire. Producing test materials using a coil fed metal press and chemical processes such as phosphating, chromating, and degreasing.  We export all around the world and are the only UK manufacturer of this product and as such find ourselves in a good position in the market.

We are recruiting a Trainee Works Manager, this is to be a very much hands on role, supervising 2 employees in the works and working closely with the Office Manager. Ensuring raw materials and finished good stocks are maintained, orders are fulfilled, answering customer enquiries, often of a technical nature. The office manager and works manager will share management duties. You will work alongside the current manager up to his retirement.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:-

  • To manage the production effectively ensuring efficiency and productivity
  • To liaise with the Office Manager regarding the purchasing of consumables, materials and managing stock control
  • Involvement with scheduling
  • Carry out training, risk assessments etc
  • A production management/ engineering background advantageous but not essential
  • A working knowledge of continuous improvement techniques/methods and previous success in making efficiencies/maximising production
  • Knowledge and experience of either fabrication / sheet-metal background, surface coating, chemistry would be beneficial
  • Able to mentor and motivate staff effectively is preferred
  • Proficient in IT
  • Adherence to both Quality and Health and Safety standards in addition to compliance with company procedures and policies.
  • An excellent communicator at all levels

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.