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Manufacturing Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Birmingham
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.

Key responsibilities:

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.

Experience Required:

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.

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