Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Devon UK ,GB


Great opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Manager to work for our award winning client based in Plymouth !! Would you like to work for a company that holds the prestigious Investors in-People Silver award and are committed to the training and development of all their staff ? Are you looking for a new challenge and a long term project? Would you be willing to re-locate for the right opportunity? If the above ticks the boxes then this could be the perfect time to make your next move!!!!

You will be reporting to the Operations Director.

Main responsibilities include effective leadership and management of all Production areas (Sheet Metal, Paint and Assembly) with a total of approximately 300 staff.

Health, Safety and Welfare within the Production departments. The achievement of output targets including delivery, quality and productivity. Effective Management of workload against capacity. Close liaison with Customer Services and Customers to provide excellent levels of service. As a member of the Senior Management Team, working effectively with the full range of internal and external stakeholders.

Additional benefits include, discounts at over 850 retail stores. 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. Performance related bonus. Relocation package available. Family Medical Insurance. Life Insurance and Defined Contribution Pension.

General education, knowledge and experience relevant to this role, strong engineering background.

Minimum qualification HNC in Production or Mechanical Engineering (Electrical Engineering would be considered).

Management / Business qualifications at level 5. Experience of managing in a multinational company. Experience of managing greater than 200 staff.

Production Management Knowledge and experience relevant to this role:

Sheet metal, metal cutting, forming and welding. Knowledge of paint application processes an advantage. High and low batch quantities. MRP, Lean Manufacturing (Kanban, SMED, TPM, Continuous Improvement). SPC and statistical process capability. Modern process experience essential: CNC machinery, robot welding, automation, etc.

Engineering Management knowledge and experience relevant to this role. Production engineering, planning and new product introduction.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate, a track record of improving manufacturing operations. Proven improvements of HSE, delivery reliability, productivity and quality. Experience of developing a strong team ethos.

The ability to coach and mentor team members towards high-performance. Strong capability for problem solving and organisational change.

Attributes our client are ideally looking for? Exceptional leadership capabilities. A methodical and thorough approach. Excellent communication skills. Relationship building. The ability to work effectively while under pressure.

Self-reliance / Self-starter. Effective team-working. Creative thinking. A high level of resilience. The ability to resolve issues and push through to successful conclusions.

Sound interesting ?! then please apply here today!! Feel free to also call Kelly for more information and discuss this fantastic opportunity further on (phone number removed)

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