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Manufacturing Manager

Production Manager

K&D are delighted to be supporting an award winning company in High Wycombe!! The position is for a Production Manager supporting the Operations Manager in the daily running of the company!

The main purpose of the role? To manage and plan all production activities and resources for the Manufacturing site.

What the client is looking for? Someone who has managed a team between 10-30 staff, ideally someone who can work in a strategic manner, who is used to dealing with & implementing change finding solutions & ways to increase efficiencies.

Ideally someone who has experience in production and resource planning, someone who has a methodical mind who is used to taking a strategic view on daily output, efficiencies & margins.

Who you will be working with? 18 direct reports across the manufacturing team which includes 4 stand-alone staff.

Hours of work are 8-5 Monday – Thursday 8-2 Fri, salary DOE, 23 days Holiday.

What you will be doing? Driving development of team culture, develop individual goals and objectives to support the companies strategy and agreed production targets. You will also be required to produce monthly reports to show performance against agreed targets.

Overview: Reports directly to the Operations Manager. Undertake the management and planning of all production activities and resources to ensure customer demand is met for finished goods. Be line manager for all company Administration, Engineering, Cleanroom and Warehouse Staff. Manage on a day to day basis all employee issues, including cleanroom hygiene, discipline, absence, housekeeping, motivation and morale.

Drive development of a team culture; set and monitor individual/team goals and objectives that support the Company Business Strategy and agreed production targets. Produce monthly reports to show company performance against agreed targets – work with the Operations Manager to set and refine these target.

Drive a philosophy of continuous improvement and efficiency to meet agreed targets – work with Engineering, Quality and Cleanroom staff to determine best method of working for production processes to facilitate productivity improvements.

Work with Buyer to ensure components are delivered and received on time to meet production requirements; engage with suppliers as required i.e. facilitating transport of components.

Work with the Quality Department and the Manufacturing Engineer to action and close all company related NPR and CAPA in a timely fashion. Work with the Quality Department to manage a training programme that delivers appropriately trained new staff, and a trained flexible workforce to meet the demands of the business, ensuring all records are kept up to date.

Work with the Quality Department to ensure all Non Conforming Product is suitably controlled, labelled and segregated.

Be responsible for all component stock on the ERP system and in the warehouse; approve the disposition of scrap and reject components. Be responsible for ensuring minimum levels of consumable stock are maintained. Undertake monthly stock take of both component and consumable stock with Warehouse Operator and Production Administrator.

Provide cover for Production Administrator functions as require. Arrange disposal of solvents and other controlled waste.

Work within the Company’s Health & Safety Policy. Work within the Company’s cleanroom procedures as required, including gowning and handwashing (SOP57 and FC147) Undergo training to meet the Company’s requirements.

If your interested in this fantastic opportunity then feel free to apply today! We will then be in touch to discuss this with you further!!