Production Manager

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We are working with a dynamic and innovative manufacturing company looking to expand their team with a talented individual, who will lead the manufacturing function within budget and output targets, ensuring safety, quality, cost, and delivery requirements are met. Develop a motivated and flexible team through best practices and continuous improvement.
If you have experience leading & enhancing a production team within an industrial environment, we want to hear from you!

Production Manager
Permanent, Full – Time
Salary: DOE
Monday – Thursday: 8.30am – 5pm & Friday: 8.30am – 4pm
Sandwell, Birmingham

Production Manager 
Job Description
•    Strategy and Vision: Implement best practices, policies, and procedures to improve operational performance. Contribute to manufacturing strategy and vision.
•    Production Management: Manage daily, weekly, and monthly production targets, ensuring customer specifications are met. Update production plans and liaise with other departments to meet targets.
•    Team Leadership: Develop, manage, and motivate a high-performing manufacturing team. Handle recruitment, training, performance reviews, and disciplinary issues.
•    Continuous Improvement: Promote lean manufacturing techniques, conduct root cause analysis, and implement continuous improvement activities. Support engineering changes, production trials, and product changes.
•    Health and Safety: Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental policies. Conduct risk assessments and incident investigations.
•    Stakeholder Management: Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Communicate effectively with other departments, customers, suppliers, and service providers.
•    Reporting and Performance: Report on target achievements and identify actions required. Manage manufacturing budgets and contribute to setting and achieving department KPIs.
•    Compliance: Ensure compliance with company policies, quality standards, and customer requirements.
•    Administrative Duties: Maintain accurate records for payroll, attendance, and training. Conduct team meetings and briefings.

Production Manager
Essential Experience 
•    Proven experience in manufacturing management.
•    Strong leadership and team development skills.
•    Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques.
•    Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.
•    Commitment to health, safety, and environmental standards.