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Production Manager

Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Location: Dorset
Salary: £60,000 + bonus & benefits
Application date: 16th Dec 2020

Your new company
A highly respected manufacturer with a long track record of success, who are operating in a sector that is still buoyant. A sustained increase in demand has created a need for a Production Manager who will provide leadership across Production and Production Planning for a modern manufacturing site with over 100 staff.

Your new role
Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for Production activities across the business. This will include driving efficiencies and process improvements, motivation and development of staff, and delivery of kpi’s across Quality and Customer Service, while ensuring the strong H&S culture is maintained.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will be proven in a similar role, able to inspire and motivate a sizeable team through your direct reports. You will be NEBOSH qualified, and also hold a Degree. Your CV will demonstrate the use of Lean techniques (eg Seven Wastes, 5S, SMED, Value Stream Mapping etc) and the impact of those techniques on productivity and costs. You will be familiar with ERP systems (any ERP upgrade or change experience is useful), be familiar with ISO9001 (and ideally 14001), and have demonstrable focus on Continuous Improvement. You will have a strong understanding of batch and job production. Any experience of working with metals, woods & plastics in cellular manufacturing environment is an advantage.

What you’ll get in return
Highly competitive salary, bonus and benefits, as well as ongoing career development opportunities within a business that is stable, profitable, and with further plans for site expansion. This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution within a successful business, the kind of position that can help define a career.

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