Production Manager - High Wycombe

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager
High Wycombe
Competitive + Benefits

Our client is an exciting manufacturing business based in High Wycombe. They currently looking for an accomplished Production Manager for their growing business based in High Wycombe. This is an all-encompassing production management role where you will be responsible for converting the factory demand into an executable plan utilising lean principles along the way. You will manage a team of direct reports and will also be instrumental in an ERP implementation, equipment upgrades and moving from batch manufacturing to JIT.

Key Responsibilities:

* Managing the factory and production processes
* Executing capacity planning and scheduling for the factory
* Leading and managing the factory team of c100
* Manufacture and assembly
* Continuous improvement regarding systems and processes
* Ensuring quality standards are adhered to and maintained
* Ensuring production is made in line with cost requirements

Key Skills:

* Degree Educated or equivalent
* A strong understanding of Manufacturing Production with at least 5 years+ Production Management experience
* Continuous improvement experience - six sigma, lean, Kanban
* Experience of batch manaufacturing/JIT
* Line management experience of direct teams and distributors
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Experience of an ERP implementation/upgrade desirable
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Keywords: Production Manager, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma, JIT