Production Manager

Production Manager

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    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Holiday, Pension, Mon - Fri

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Production Manager
£45-50k, Pension, Holiday, Mon - Fri
Carlisle (Haltwhistle)

A great opportunity to work for one of the leading manufacturers in the area, part of a group with over 16k employees and operating over 40 sites in 6 countries and 7 different business divisions. The opening has come up for a new Production Manager due to internal promotion to join the business on their manufacturing site based between Carlisle and Newcastle in Haltwhistle.

If you’re currently in a position of production leadership and are comfortable managing a fast moving manufacturing business with several lines then this role might be worth discussing further. Our client have a fast paced manufacturing site, running around 33 different manufacturing lines spread on a 24/7 4 shift basis. This role suits someone with good leadership experience who is used to coordinating a team to meet production/warehousing and distribution targets while maintaining health and safety and plant efficiency.

  • To ensure that manufacturing achieves planned productivity targets in line with quality demands whilst ensuring all factory and site equipment, energy and raw materials are used effectively.
  • Ensure product and machine development is successfully carried out within agreed budgets and to investigate and specify all new capital investment.
  • To ensure all personnel are selected, trained, utilised and effectively communicated to in line with the business policies whilst maintaining good industrial relations and carry out performance appraisals
  • To ensure safe working practices are observed throughout the factory and that machinery and the working environment is maintained in a safe and clean condition
  • To ensure the site operates in accordance with factory environmental management system and legislation.
  • To control direct and indirect costs within the factory as effectively as possible to ensure costs provide tangible benefits
  • To effectively control the engineering function to meet company objectives through the effective utilisation of plant, services and planned preventative maintenance procedures
  • Participate in UK management team decision making in line with business strategy whilst ensuring the effectiveness of all expenditure
  • To ensure cause of non-conformities in factory systems are effectively investigated ensuring preventive and corrective root cause actions are taken.
  • Compliance with the established site Management System Policies and objectives implemented - including Health & Safety, Energy, Environmental, Quality & Product Safety (ISO), Health & Hygiene (BRC) and PPE requirements.
  • Compliance with the established site procedures and systems implemented in relation to the above policies and objectives.
Person specification:
  • Extensive knowledge and skills within manufacturing, including a full appreciation of the   critical manufacturing related KPI's
  • The ability to specify and assess all development requirements
  • Full understanding of all equipment requirement and operations
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety and company procedures
  • Fundamental understanding of budget processes and effective negation skills
  • Knowledge of company objectives and procedures


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