Production Manager

Our client is a World-Wide market leading manufacturer of products and solutions utilised within the construction industry.

Applicants to the Production Manager vacancy invited from a wide range of manufacturing backgrounds.

Taking manufacturing operations to the next level for production, planning, quality, H & S and overall efficiency.

Applicants are invited from a wide range of manufacturing backgrounds but must have experience of managing production within a made to order, fast paced and high-volume manufacturing environment, in which continuous improvement and lean manufacturing techniques are at the heart of what you do.What's in it for you as a Production Manager;

Career Progression and accredited training program.
Salary starting at £48,200 per annum, plus bonus, competitive pension and comprehensive employee benefits program
The ability to join a leading UK and International manufacturing business committed to working towards World Class Manufacturing
Mon-Fri working (Days and Nights Pattern)

Location – Leighton Buzzard Key Responsibilities of Production Manager;

The leadership of manufacturing / production operations, covering both automated and labour intensive processes, whilst seeking to automate processes where possible
International Management Skills
The development and promotion of lean manufacturing techniques, such as 5s, 6 sigma, VSM, SMED, TPM, OEE etc, across manufacturing operations
To support with the move to a new state of the art manufacturing environment in the local vicinity
To identify opportunities to further automate manufacturing processes
To develop multi-functional / flexible manufacturing teams across operations
To drive OTIF and ensure quality is maintained at every step of the manufacturing process

Qualifications and Experience for a Production Manager;

Previous experience within a senior production/ manufacturing leadership position, e.g.

Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager, Shift Operations Manager, Shift Production Manager, Production Lead, etc
Leadership and people management skills and the ability to build, motivate, develop and improve teams.
Resilient & energetic with good influencing & communication skills – credible at all levels from shop floor to Exec
The ability to lead production activities, KPI metrics, analysing results to recommend & implement required improvements in performance
Experience within a fast-paced manufacturing / engineering environment, practically implementing continuous improvement tools and techniques - Lean and Six Sigma.
It is essential that applicants to this vacancy are committed to a program of both personal and career development within the business

The position reports to the Site Operations Manager and provides a high level of influence and autonomy within the business, along with opportunities for both personal and career development.


  • Location: Leighton Buzzard, England
  • Salary: Up to £48200.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Posted: 03-Jan-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com