Production Manager

Undisclosed Company
Bath, Somerset
£38000 - £39000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Mission & role of the function

To ensure the optimal weekly and day-to-day scheduling of the sites assets in order to meet budgeted and forecasted demands. The primary focus will be on the safe operation of the unit and the day to day planning of all processing activities in order to meet the daily production volumes and customers' demand.
Focus also needs to be provided on the lowest cost, highest productivity whilst maintaining product quality. The role will also collate and review daily, weekly and monthly efficiencies and will use these to programme and schedule improvements throughout the unit.

Job dimensions

*The role will be managing all day-to-day H&S, HR and process activities of one process shift.
*The role will manage daily/weekly volume forecasts and capacities to avoid customer shortfalls in stock.
*The role will be the main customer contact for their one shift, but be available for other shifts during absence.
*The role will issue orders to subordinates.

Job Requirements

The job will require knowledge of the aggregates industry, and an understanding on how good planning will increase utilisation of the sites assets to ultimately increase productivity. This role will require additional out of hours working. The job will often require rapid thinking to manage situations for both supply and utilisation; all decisions will have to be made within the parameters of company policies. Good forward planning and communication is essential to manage the sites employees and assets and customer base.

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