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Production Manager

Recruiter: Optima UK
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Application date: 29th Jul 2019

The Company

Our Client are specialists in fitted furniture, they have been helping people transform their living space for over 90 years.

The Role

A position has become available for a Production Manager, to produce product on time, in full, to the highest quality standards, whilst continually improving, with a factory we can be proud of and a well informed workforce. Through the effective management of people, product and processes whilst monitoring quality, cost, delivery, safety and morale.

To ensure that all staff are compliant to ISO 18001 2007 and ISO 9001 2008 procedures.

Key Responsibilities will include the following:

Lead and motivate a team of Production operatives, managing all aspects of their performance and welfare
Ensure that all H and S procedures are followed with all relevant paperwork/forms completed in time and in full. Ongoing monitoring of compliance to these and statutory rules as stated within our ISO 18001 2007 and statutory H and S legislation in general.
Conducting H and S risk assessments both formally (Puwer and Task based assessments) and informally (as and when required)
Planned Preventative maintenance will be required on all machinery throughout production and as such is the Production Managers role to ensure that these tasks are completed by their teams at the start of the shift in accordance with the Planned maintenance procedures.
ISO 9001 2008 provides the framework for all the activities within the manufacturing division as such all aspects are required to be adhered to and monitoring of all staff to ensure compliance. Work instructions, Production support documents and forms provide the framework for the training of all staff with Job Trainers.
Right First Time (Quality) targets are to be achieved as per the company targets
Continually review operating processes in order to maintain “best practice” way of working
Ensure recruitment, training and succession plans are in place to meet and deliver the business targets
Ensure that all work is planned and completed within the timescales required
Head Project teams to improve manufacturing from quality, efficiency, housekeeping, safety etc.

The Candidate

The Successful candidate will have the following:

In depth knowledge of varying production methods
Knowledge of just in time and support systems
Significant experience within a fast moving manufacturing environment
Knowledge of quality systems and working to quality standards
Experience in continuous improvement/Lean techniques
Experience of managing diverse teams in a pressurised environment
To have worked with either ISO or BS750
Ability to analyse and process large quantities of information
Ability to make and action sound recommendations or improvements
Excellent written and verbal communication to a wide audience
Computer literate
Valid UK driving licence
Ability to recognise future issues and resolve prior to impact
Ability to lead project groups
Understanding of machines and the processes that they oversee
Ability to meet customers and resolve issues on site whilst maintaining good customer relations
An understanding of COSHH
Strong communicator
Seeks to improve business processes
Excellent team player
Leadership skills
Proactive and willing to respond to change
Able to encourage innovation in self and in others
Provides a role model for others
ILM Level 5 Certificate in management or equivalent
Support colleagues with training and coaching, where your experience and knowledge can enhance their performance
Clear understanding in financial targets
Reporting data accurately
Embrace Change, along with daily interruptions to planned workload
Adapt a systematic and flexible approach to all workload requirements
Using technology appropriately – Excel, Word, Outlook, in-house systems AS400, Intranet

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