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Production Manager

Job Description

Production Manager

salary £60,000-£70,000 per annum

South Yorkshire

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Technical Production Manager to join the team at a global manufacturer, based in South Yorkshire.

The purpose of this role is to establish, monitor and improve production processes to ensure consistent delivery of the correct quality and volume of finished product.

Main Responsibilities of Production Manager:

  • Oversee set-up of machines at the start of a job to ensure production performance is optimised.
  • Ensure that moulds and other tools are set up for the job
  • Monitor production performance and delegate to others to correct problems and improve performance.
  • Diagnose and solve serious production problems which cannot be dealt with by subordinates.
  • Achieve minimum machine downtime by coordinating the Machine Repair Shop work on changeovers and planned maintenance.
  • Liaise with managers across the plant to resolve quality issues and improve process performance
  • Report on production performance to support decision making and to identify ways in which performance can be improved.
  • Analyse production performance and plan ahead to improve the performance of future jobs
  • Develop new jobs from trial to full production
  • Ensure that production is manned with sufficient skilled staff within established manning levels across shifts.
  • Identify and implement ways of improving the long-term performance of production
  • Take responsibility for the implementation of Health, Safety and Hygiene Regulations, Procedures and Working Practices.

Main Requirements of Production Manager:

  • Previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of the customer and quality impact of production decisions
  • Knowledge of computerised measuring systems
  • Health & Safety Regulations
  • Lean Six Sigma Training

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be part of a successful, expanding, global business.

Interviews will be taking place immediately- to be considered, click 'APPLY' today!

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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