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Production Manager

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + benefits
Application date: 6th Apr 2023

About Our Client
Our client is a growing SME manufacturing company based in Liverpool

Job Description
Operating at a middle / senior level and reporting into the Board of Directors this role will have full responsibility for manufacturing across the site, working collaboratively with the management team to maximise site performance.
Use CI tools/techniques (e.g. LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma, Kaizen) to proactively look for opportunities to drive continuous improvement, influence decisions and deliver results whilst ensuring an appropriate level of compliance
Accountable for proactively leading and improving issues impacting on safety, compliance, and performance output
Delivering across all areas of standards including safety; quality; cost; budget management and efficiency
Drive lean manufacturing efficiencies and drive a continuous improve culture e.g. driving productivity, inventory reduction and reduce waste costs across the factory
Create a great place to work through empowering, mentoring and coaching to develop the team
Create opportunities to develop team members by identifying and developing talent and driving a strong culture of personal ambition and engagement
Responsible for all aspects of production and planning and within these departments the recruitment, retention, and attendance of staff on site
Lead teams to identify problem solving activities to understand the root causes and develop solutions to create sustained results.
Ensure health & safety on both sites in maintained to the highest standards
Supporting product development as and when required
Through engagement and collaboration implement effective communication strategies across Production

The Successful Applicant
You must have experience with a production management role.
You must have experience running a fabrication and welding shop and building capital equipment.
Degree qualified or equivalent qualification / work experience in either operations, engineering or management
Ability to forge strong working relationships both internal and external to ensure products are delivered and customer satisfaction is continuously met
Change Management skills
Analytically strong with the ability to problem solve and make rapid decisions
A natural leader with solid interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrable experience as a manufacturing leader who enjoys autonomy with proven skills in leading high performing teams in a fast past manufacturing environment
Breadth of experience in high volume manufacturing organisations, implementing CI techniques to run an efficient operation that contributes to productivity and overall output of the business
Experience of bespoke or complex manufacturing processes
Proven experience in setting and delivering against KPIs with appreciation of what excellent looks like
Experience with new factory moves would be a distinct advantage.

What’s on Offer
£50,000 to £60,000 plus benefits

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