Factory Manager

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a leading manufacturing company based in Uxbridge are currently recruiting for an experience factory / workshop manager to supervise and manage a team of 25 assembly workers and manage jobs from start to finish. The ideal candidate will have experience of managing a busy workshop and be able to demonstrate leadership and managerial skills along with technical knowledge and the ability to think outside the box and work in a high pressured environment . My client are high end manufacturers of aluminium and glass products so experience of working with these material is advantageous but not essential.

* To be in overall control of all production related matters
* To improve production processes by better utilisation of workforce, workshop layout, cross training, introduction of lean manufacturing techniques.
* To introduce methods to reduce labour unit costs including reduction of overtime where possible.
* To look at methods to improve leadtimes and increase production capacity possibly by introduction of a shift system. To include recruitment of extra staff when necessary, either by agency, or permanent staff.
* To be in overall control of all health and safety matters concerning the workshop. To identify health and safety training requirements and implement training when necessary.
* To organise yearly appraisals of workshop staff
* To be responsible for all disciplinary measures concerning workshop staff.
* This list is not exhaustive and there may be other tasks that you need to carry out in your role as production manager.
* People management
* Ability to multi task and think outside the box
* Proactive approach

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