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PRODUCTION MANAGER

We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to join an organisation in the West Midlands area : 


JOB TITLE 

Production Manager


SALARY

£50,000 - £60,000


LOCATION

Wolverhampton


ROLE PURPOSE


We are seeking an experienced Production Manager to oversee and coordinate the production processes of our client, ensuring that products are produced efficiently, on time, within budget, and of the required quality.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Develop, implement, and manage production schedules based on business requirements to ensure the timely delivery of products. Utilise and monitor the business management system to ensure operational efficiency, track performance metrics, and align with organisational objectives.

  • Oversee the production processes and ensure products meet the high-quality standards. Implement continuous improvement strategies to optimise processes.

  • Allocate and manage resources, including manpower, materials, and machinery, to meet production targets efficiently.

  • Monitor production costs, identify inefficiencies, and implement cost-saving measures without compromising product quality.

  • Lead, guide, and train the production team, promoting a culture of teamwork, professionalism, honesty, and continuous learning.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and safety protocols. Promote a safe working environment.

  • Provide regular updates and reports on production status, challenges, and achievements to senior management. Business KPIs, Time, quality, cost, OTIF.

  • Collaborate with the Product development team to introduce new techniques, tools, and machinery to optimise production processes.

  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and customer service teams to align production with business requirements and customer demands.

  • Oversee and drive continuous improvement initiatives by implementing Lean methodologies and Six Sigma principles to optimize production processes, minimize waste, and ensure product quality.


EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, or a related field.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a production management role, preferably in the sheet metal fabrication industry.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of production planning and quality assurance techniques.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and industry standards.


This job description is not exhaustive, and the job holder will be required to carry out from time to time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities. 


Reference ID: 627236

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