Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum
Application date: 3rd Sep 2018
My client is a well-established designer and manufacturer of material handling equipment. They have a unique product which is exported to over 55 countries worldwide. They are based in a new production facility around a mile north of Birmingham city centre.
Due to continued growth they are seeking a dynamic Manufacturing Manager to lead a team of up to 70 personnel directly and indirectly. This role will report directly into the Managing Director.
You are likely to be currently working as a Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Head of Operations or Senior Production Manager. This role has the potential for promotion to become a company Director.
• To set, evaluate and implement KPI’s then ensure the production team meets its targets around Safety, Performance, Efficiency’s and Waste reductions.
• Strong leadership skills in order to motivate and up skill the workforce. Take an active role in succession planning and the recruitment of new personnel.
• To lead and facilitate individuals and teams to deliver optimal levels of performance on cost, resource and service requirements.
• Lead continuous improvement to make changes in plant/process/products to improve on all KPI’s.
• Ensure ongoing smooth operations of Factory through effective employee engagement and industrial relations management.
• Drive a culture change and implement Lean Manufacturing methodologies. Possessing the complete CI toolkit, you will be knowledgeable of Japanese methodologies, such as 6S and Kaizen.
• Currently you should be working as a Manufacturing Manager or Operations Manager working in a fast moving manufacturing environment with experience of managing 50 or more staff
• Degree qualification would be strong advantage
• Lean manufacturing knowledge
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to engage staff and lead by example
Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this exciting Manufacturing Manager role with a well respected and innovative company.