Production Manager

Undisclosed Company
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower is pleased to announce an outstanding opportunity for a Production Manager at one of our most-valued clients, a market leading chemicals manufacturer based in Welwyn Garden City.

The company - which is a truly global concern - manufactures highly technical, bespoke products for a range of uses. With strong growth across Europe, they're now looking to bring in an established Production Manager to play a key leadership role at one of their core sites.

As Production Manager, you will oversee a team of 30+ production staff on a Monday to Friday, weekly rotating shift pattern (mornings/afternoons). In this role, your core challenges will be;
*Ensuring an efficient and timely production process
*Improving production SOP's
*Providing coaching and mentoring to production staff, including upskilling new team members
*Embedding a culture of continuous improvement on site
*Identifying and implementing Lean manufacturing projects in order to generate time and cost savings
*Upholding a high level of awareness regarding Health & Safety
*Monitoring KPI's whilst promoting a competitive attitude towards success on site

Placing heavy emphasis on professional development, the business will facilitate your success by giving you the necessary educational training to excel in the position. To be considered for the Production Manager opportunity, you will have a strong desire to develop, and the following skills and experience;
*5+ years of experience within a production leadership role
*Managerial experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
*A hands-on approach to people leadership
*Proven track record of utilising Lean manufacturing tools and techniques to deliver cost and time savings within a production environment
*Coaching and mentoring experience
*Hands-on approach and can lead by example

If you're looking to join a truly brilliant organisation that is prepared to invest in your career, then please don't hesitate to apply today!