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Production Operations Manager

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Bradford
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Application date: 25th May 2023

About Our Client
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing are representing a highly successful automotive manufacturer based in Bradford, who supply an exceptional range of products to a large customer base, both across the UK and internationally. Having experienced impressive growth in recent years, they are now looking to expand their manufacturing leadership team to accommodate the increase in production requirements.

Job Description
The Production Operations Manager will have overall accountability for production, ensuring that manufacturing operations are efficient, on time, to the necessary quality standard and in line with company budgets.Other day to day responsibilities will include:

Ownership of the production plan and its implementation
Working closely with Engineering & Procurement teams to ensure reliable supply chains
Developing and implementing lean/continuous improvement strategy to achieve challenging targets in labour productivity, machine utilisation and material costs
Ensuring adherence to all H&S standards
Maintaining product quality and compliance
Managing, training and developing the production team

The Successful Applicant
Successful candidates will have a strong assembly-led/automotive manufacturing background and a proven ability in developing teams. You will also possess:

A demonstrable background in manufacturing and leadership
A data-driven and continuous improvement mindset, with an understanding of lean principles
Experience with TAKT times or single piece flow manufacturing
An innovative and customer focussed approach
Good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

What’s on Offer
£50,000 – £60,000 plus wider package
4 day working week
Progression opportunities available

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