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Production Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Peterborough
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Application date: 18th Mar 2021

A Senior Production Engineer / Production Manager is required to join this world class organisation to support the development and new introduction of bespoke products made from polyurethane on a Permanent Basis to support the development, improvement and waste elimination within the manufacturing operations. The company are leaders in their field and are seeing significant growth which has resulted in a new facility set up, hence the new opportunity.

The Senior Production Engineer / Production Manager is an integral part of the Production Engineering Team and will help deliver solutions and projects to clients whilst contributing to the overall site performance and efficiencies.

Responsibilities and experience required of the Senior Production Engineer / Production Manager:

Increase manufacturing productivity across all production processes
Develop processes that will be in line with the business’s strategic ambitions
Liaise with supplier representatives to ensure latest technology and consumables are understood and utilised
Drive process and quality efficiency
Installation of new plant equipment specifically covering polyurethane cast and extraction equipment
Assist the Product Development Team in the development and design of new products and tooling
Lead / attend engineering / technical review meetings
Help build a culture of continuous improvement supervising workshop staff
Expertise in the development of products and processes using Polyurethane
Lead NPI, through the procurement of production equipment and ancillaries, while supporting launch programs
Manage first off production trials with the operations and quality teams
Support the production teams on daily issues ensuring plant/processes remain operational
Lead all H&S activities within the production facility to ensure safe working environment

Qualifications, requirements & experience required by the Senior Production Engineer / Production Manager:

Strong leadership qualities within a production environment in a Process, Production or Manufacturing related role
Knowledge of polyurethane casting processes and general moulding principles, compressions moulding and injections mould within PU
Ability to work with product teams to devise new manufacturing processes, tooling and procedures to meet customer and market demands
Awareness of driving lean manufacturing tools and techniques
Good problem solving tools especially during production trials and new product launch activities
Managing production based H&S processes to ensure a safe working environment
Quality tools and advanced product quality planning techniques
Supplier management and selection to ensure supplied materials and chemicals meet quality standards

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