Production Manager, Chesterfield / Luton Bennett

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Production Manager

Production Manager

#Job No. KS89.

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    £35k - 45k per year

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Job Description:

Production Manager (Manufacturing)

Bakewell, Derbyshire

£35,000 to £45,000 + Pension + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Car (After Probation)

Production Manager required for a well-established and successful manufacturer. The role will suit experienced production managers looking for a role where you can make improvements in the processes. You’ll form part of a collaborative and driven management team.

To apply for the role, candidates need to have experience managing a team of around 30 people in an electrical, electronic or mechanical manufacturing environment. Electronics would be preferred but this is not essential. Candidates should want to take ownership/accountability and suggest changes. You will also need to use MRP/SAP to plan production.

Reporting to the Directors, this is a hands on role where you’ll be responsible for ensuring products are manufactured on time and to specification. You’ll be responsible for production, test and despatch approximately 30 employees in total. You will be involved in production planning/scheduling, the product range of consists of approximately 50 items. The role will focus on lean practices to help improve the current processes and improve efficiency, with better lead times, reduced stock and lower costs whilst achieving higher quality.

You’ll enjoy working in a friendly yet professional culture where you can add value and achieve results.

The role in brief:

*Oversee approximately 30 people across 3 departments primarily production

*Reduce lead times of product cycles

*Plan all production

*Emphasis on improvements

*Enhance planning

*Days Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

The person required:

*Production management experience from any mechanical, electrical, electronic manufacturing environment

*Able to drive change and create a collaborative team

*Able to use MRP/SAP to plan production and make improvements

*Improve on time delivery

*Excellent communication skills

*Like being in a hands on production managerial role