Production Manager

  • Location

    Royston, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Justin Wainwright

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible

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Production Manager - Chemical Products




Reporting to the Chemical Products Production Manager, the Production Manager is accountable for the day to day running of the department including the wet/dry areas and small-scale production plants.

The duties of the Production Manager role:

  • Provide EHS leadership in order to improve processes, equipment, staff awareness and training to ensure EHS improvement and delivery against KPI's and regulatory/corporate requirements.
  • Alongside Supply Chain teams, ensure efficient scheduling and reviewing of workload to ensure production output and delivery targets are achieved cost effectively.
  • Work with Engineering to identify critical equipment, develop preventive maintenance and asset lifecycle care including strategic replacement of equipment.
  • Through a focus on operational discipline, help create common and collaborative systems and procedures across Chemical Products
  • Establish goals and objectives for self and team and implement accordingly to help support/improve job performance (experience, ability, competence).
  • Manage the leadership of existing and future team leaders and team members with the aim of producing a pipeline of talent to meet strategic succession planning requirements.

Experience & skills required for the Production Manager role:

  • Ideally qualified to Degree level in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering based subject or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of structured problem-solving techniques such as Six Sigma and Lean.
  • High-level of numeracy working with systems and data, SPC control and statistical understanding would be advantageous.
  • Good understanding of EHS management principles.
  • Experience of implementing talent and workforce planning strategies, organisation design.
  • Demonstrable experience of organising, prioritising and managing large teams.
  • Able to give and receive clear and unbiased information.
  • Adaptable and positive when faced with change.

Please apply below or telephone Justin Wainwright in the meantime on 01268 889267

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