Production Manager

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    North West England, England

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    £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, Private healthcare and Pension

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    Tahanee Twist

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    about 1 year ago

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Our client in Merseyside are seeking a Production Manager on a permanent basis. This will be a Monday to Friday days based role.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a plant that is highly profitable with an exemplary health and safety record. this may suit someone who is looking to make incremental process improvements and is interested in further long team career development.

Main Duties:

* Providing leadership to a team of 15 people
* Ensuring the operation adheres to all health and safety standards at all times
* Implementing changes to reduce downtime
* Budget control of £5 million
* Lead continuous improvement activities including 5S and Kaizen
* To manage projects and to help commission new equipment/modernisation projects

Experience Required:

* Proven experience in technical production processes with such experience from a similar industry e.g. chemicals, petrochemicals, heavy pharmaceuticals
* Experience with developing and coaching operators
* Strong man-management skills
* Experience with setting and controlling budgets
* Hands-on knowledge with LEAN, Kaizen and Six Sigma

Qualifications Required:

* Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject such as Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
* A master's degree would be advantageous
* Apprentice trained/HNC is also acceptable

Please note the consultant looking after this position is Tahanee Twist