Production Manager

Production Manager - Kettering - £45,000 to £50,000 p,a

Automotive industry - CNC machined components

We are looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our very busy and growing factory shop-floor based near Kettering. 

As the Production Manager your responsibilities will include;

  • Meeting your production targets and managing staff, providing them with the correct resources and guidance to get the job done.
  • Report to the senior management team on a daily basis, updating KPIs and conveying and resolving any major issues.
  • Through a system of team leaders you'll manage a number of operations operatives starting at around 35, but significantly growing as the new contracts are ramped up into production volumes.
  • Working alongside the engineering, quality, logistics, HR and maintenance staff, you'll ensure that the factory runs smoothly as a cross-functional team to deliver our internal and external commitments.
  • As a leader of people, you'll know how to motivate others, but also have the 'difficult conversations' when required. You'll demand punctuality, conscientiousness and honesty from each of your employees, all of the time.

As the Production Manager you will require the following skills and experiences;

  • Strong engineering and operations background in a CNC machine tool environment.
  • Experience of product assembly management in an automotive environment.
  • Experienced Production Manager.
  • A confident communicator.
  • Strong man-management experience with a hands-on approach. 

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you are a Production Manager with vast experience and working knowledge of the automotive indsutry/CNC machined components and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Production Manager role, please contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email

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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