Production Manager

Michael Page
02 Jul 2024
29 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Manager role for a well established manufacturing company. Senior management role based in Bangor

Client Details

Our client is a well established manufacturing company based in Bangor.


Responsible for the daily running of the factory, managing Process Performance, People, Machines, Materials Methods and Measurement of Performance and Improvement. The Production Manager adds value through leading an effective Lean Management System that continuously improves performance across Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and People (SQDCP).

Main areas of responsibility are as follows, but are not limited to:

1. Responsible for the day-to-day management of all areas of manufacturing activities.

2. Lead, develop and shape the Manufacturing Team (Production, Planning and Engineering) inspiring high performance and enthusiastic engagement.

3. Prioritise culture and team development through effective communication and coaching.

4. You will help set and shape the site vision, the culture, the ways of working, etc.

5. Leading and driving continuous improvement focus which lead to breakthrough process improvements, operating efficiencies, cost reductions, and greater competitiveness.

6. Lead decision making on operational policy, planning/inventory, and process strategies.

7. Prepare annual operating budgets and execute plans.

8. Set and ensure the highest standards of safety performance.

9. Leading cross functional teams using Lean Manufacturing tools.

10. Facilitating problem solving using root cause analysis and corrective action planning with cross functional teams or individuals where appropriate.

11. Supporting the CEO and Senior Leadership team's vision for growth and company culture.

12. Supporting all functions of the business, to create a 'one team' culture/ethos.

13. Ensure good housekeeping, a healthy and safe work environment is adhered to and the safe use of equipment and machinery.

14. Develop, deploy and sustain a strong 5S Lean system, including team metrics demonstrating employee engagement.

15. Manage all staff members' holidays via the time and attendance system.

16. Liaise with HR for all employee relations matters. Conduct any meetings, with HR's support, as and when necessary


Proven experience as a Manufacturing Manager / Production Manager / Factory Manager / Operations Manager or supervisor ready to step up to this level.

Demonstrable man management and leadership skills

Lean/Six Sigma experience (preferably green belt certified or above)

MRP experience

Experience with analysis of data, and familiar with problem solving tools

Strong business aptitude, positive attitude and a high energy level to lead the operations function

Self-motivated and able to take initiative when needed Able to work to strict deadlines

Ability to communicate respectfully, at all levels

Flexibility especially at the busy times when extra hours may be required

Self-directed with a high degree of self-motivation

High attention to detail

Job Offer

Excellent salary a career progression with a well established market leader in its field.

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