Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Job Reference: BB/Telford/0145

Location: Telford
Job Type: Permanent

£50000 per annum
Sector: Engineering

Posted 13 days ago

This leading manufacturer of original equipment for the Automotive Industry, are recruiting NOW for a Production Manager with strong managerial skills, to manage a team of 200+ people in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing environment .  You will have previous production / operations / management experience within a fast moving production environment, ideally Automotive related.  This is a days position and in return, they offer a salary of c£50K plus benefits including healthcare, pension, life assurance, subsidised facilities and 31 days holiday

This position is available immediately, so if you are interested, please “apply now” via the job board link

The Company:-

Have been established over 20 years
Have a world class production facility utilising state of the art technology
Produce over 5 million parts per annum
Supply a renowned client base across Europe and Worldwide

Job Purpose:-

Leading and motivating a team of 200+ people across 3 shifts, striving for continuous improvements within your production area.

The Role:-

Responsible for the day to day management and co-ordination of production.
Support the planning team and prioritise production output to satisfy customers’ requirement.
Optimise the labour performance - focus on the delivery of ‘Best in Class’.
To ensure safe working practices are in place, documented and adhered to utilising PFMEA’s, training, risk assessments and auditing of personnel.
Maintain and strive to improve housekeeping standards through the 5S approach.
To develop / improve manufacturing processes and quality control measures.
Initiating and driving through continuous improvement with cross functional teams ensuring Quality, Cost and Safety targets are met.
Costing / budget management to maintain cost effective production, reporting regularly to management team to achieve KPI’s and functional objectives
To recruit staff as necessary, manage and appraise performance, providing training and encourage their development
Monitor working patterns and control staffing levels in line with customer demand
Work closely with Shift Leaders and Setters/Technicians to implement process improvements to injection moulding, eliminate waste and improve product flow.

The Suitable Candidate:-

Experienced Production Manager / Operations Manager, ideally from an Automotive Manufacturing background, used to fast paced, challenging engineering environment
NEBSM (CMI) Level 3 or equivalent vocational management qualification(s) or qualified by experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
High level of numerical and analytical ability
Computer literate – Microsoft Office Proven Presentation Skills.
Experience of Lean Management Techniques/ Kaizen
Use of project planning and management tools.
Thorough understanding in the use and application of business systems and processes (TS16949 & ISO 14001).
Motivate, involve and engage Associates to deliver departmental objectives.
Encourages team working and leads by example.

Jenrick Engineering always has a wide range of contract and permanent engineering jobs available within the UK
Julie Alton


Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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