Production Manager

  • Warwickshire
  • On application
  • Permanent

We are seeking an experienced Production & Inspection Manager to establish a vision for the Machine Shop and Inspection environments and manage and lead both teams to help create a cohesive “Manufacturing Excellence Centre” that will help company Operations grow our manufacturing capability, product portfolio

Key responsibilities:

Continuous Improvement:
  • To drive cost competitive manufacturing through continuous improvement, as well as enhancing on time delivery.
  • Manufacturing efficiency optimisation through metric based leadership and adherence to standard processes.
  • Manage cost and delivery improvement activities.
Operational Management:
  • Track and actively steer the teams towards performing against KPI’s.
  • Deliver production plan on time to secure on time customer deliveries.
  • Ensure that the quality system is in place and adhered to, to deliver the highest standards.
  • Lead the business unit on creating budget prices/quotes for new jobs, and KPI’s – as well as inspection lead time estimates.
People Management:
  • Driving daily output to production.
  • Organise Inspection resource to ensure priorities are managed effectively.
  • Establishing and maintaining visual management in the machine shop.
  • Daily toolbox of priorities and initiatives for machinists.
Strategic Development:
  • Involvement in drafting business cases for investment in manufacturing technology
  • Help promote the right culture which support a “Premium manufacturing facility” supporting a range of high-profile clients.

Who are we looking for?

  • Degree in Manufacturing/Engineering or equivalent relevant industry experience
  • Significant level of operational experience, preferably within Automotive or similar. Knowledge of CNC machining including batch work and prototypes is advantageous.
  • CAD/CAM, experience preferred but not essential.
  • Thorough understanding of metrological inspection methods – in particular CMM.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings with GD&T feature controls.
  • Experience in production management of manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience in new facility set-up, re-layout activities
  • Sound knowledge of OHSS & Quality systems (i.e., ISO 9001, APQP, 5S)

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

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