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Production Manager

Production Manager - Warwickshire - Permanent - Aerospace Manufacturing - Attractive

A Production Manager is required to join an innovative aerospace manufacturing facility on a permanent basis. The successful Production Manager will join the Production Department reporting to and working closely with the General Manager . The organisation is split into Departments and Manufacturing Units that operate a four shift (four on/four off) system producing high tolerance components for the aerospace industry. The Production Manager will be assigned to a specific area to ensure the efficient and effective running and operations. Some crossover and flexibility between departments may be required as necessary.

Responsibilities and Experience Required of the Production Manager

  • Adhere to all company Health and Safety Policy's and Regulations
  • Contribute to the development of cost and quality targets for the manufacturing function
  • Proactively manage all aspects of the day to day operation of the
  • Manage the departmental budget and P&L account in order to achieve productivity
  • Take appropriate action to ensure the processes are aligned with the business needs
  • With guidance from the HR manage all aspects of human resources within the department
  • Conduct recruitment, training, development and motivation of team
  • Ensure effective succession planning and disciplinary processes are maintained
  • Develop and execute the 3-year departmental strategy
  • Develop the department to meet the future demands of the business
  • Embody the company continuous improvement program
  • Deploy lean and CI tools through a multi skilled team
  • Work closely with all other departments to ensure your team maximises performance
  • Manage the daily routines including Problem Solving Management (PSM) and meetings
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to all levels of the business
  • Ensure systems and reports are in place to provide accurate performance data
  • Analysis of data and act accordingly to respond to current and potential performance issues
  • Adhere to company values and site culture to ensure a transparent, honest team ethic
  • Ensure decisions are made based on facts and data and any expenditure
  • Ensure an acceptable return on investment and is in line with the strategic goals
  • Ensure direct reports effectively manage the performance/conduct/behaviour of their team
  • provide appropriate external and/or on the job training as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures by all employees within your area
  • Undertake any other duties/responsibilities as reasonably requested by Senior Management

Qualifications & Requirements of the Production Manager

  • GCSE Maths and English or equivalent (Grade C +)
  • Engineering qualification, HNC, degree etc is desirable
  • Management qualification e.g. Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
  • Be computer literate - knowledge of Microsoft office
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certified desirable
  • Experience Working within a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to manage and lead a team
  • Project management Skills with a Customer focus
  • Strong working knowledge of industry standard lean and improvement techniques
  • Experience of managing a departmental P&L/budget
  • Work collaboratively with the ability to influence where necessary
  • Ability to work on own initiative and focused with attention to detail
  • Well-developed communication skills, e.g. able to present to groups and interact
  • Negotiation Skills and a Strong team player
  • A Strong work ethic to show Personal commitment
  • Organised and able to manage own workload

Basic Security Clearance may be required due to the nature of the Products being Manufactured

If you are interested in this Production Manager position, then please apply directly or send a suitable MS Word Format CV directly to my email at peter.heap@jonlee.co.uk . Alternatively, if you wish to discuss then please contact Peter Heap on my direct line 01384 446102.

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.

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