Manufacturing/Surveying

Production Manager

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

As Production Manager, you will be joining a brand-new production facility for a global company in Barry, on a full time, permanent basis. There is further planned investment and expansion for manufacturing capabilities too. This role will oversee all production staff on site and identify/implement process improvements within the production areas. Thereby supporting all business units to achieve the targets and objectives defined. Also, involvement with input and implementation on the future direction of manufacturing on site.

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for:

Key members of the production leadership team
First line supervision of production staff
Deployment of staff and allocation of work to maximise efficiency and customer satisfaction through on-time release of product
Ensuring compliance to environment, health and safety procedures within the department and drive improvements in these areas
Identifying opportunities and leading continuous improvement programs focused on business and customer improvements
Implementing of all new and existing operational policies and procedures
Providing timely management reports as required
Interacting with all other departments as necessary to ensure customer expectations are exceeded
Developing and implement training plans in order to deliver maximum efficiency
Deputising for the Operations Manager when required, along with current supervisory network
Ensuring accurate stock control & reporting in line with business needs
Leadership with project work, to include future development of production processesKey Challenges

Ensuring all quality, productivity, budget targets and KPIs are exceeded
Controlling production staff planning levels
Dealing directly with Human Resources on personnel issues
Implementing standard operating procedure (SOP) for production
Creating a lean culture for continuous improvementAs Production Manager, you must be/have:

Previous supervisory experience within a production environment essential
Environment, Health, and Safety qualification preferred
ERP (Sage) management knowledge preferred
Full UK driving licence
Excellent organisational & planning skills
Experience in managing and motivating a team
Strong interpersonal skills and a confident communicator at all levels
A positive "can do" attitude and enthusiasm to succeed
Flexibility regarding working hours
Ability to write reports and analyse data
Problem solving skills
Strong knowledge of Word and Excel
Physical demands
Standing and walking for long periods
Computer/VDU useScope

Production processes include digital and pad printing, CNC cutting operation/ lamination, operating 5 days per week, between 9:00am – 5:00pm
Overtime working after 5:00pm at weekends as necessary

What's in it for me?

The salary is £35,000 – £38,000 depending on experience, plus 21 days holiday rising with service, free parking, pension, annual salary review and much more

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