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Production Manager - Injection Moulding

Job Reference: 32772_1538060794
Location: South Yorkshire
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£40000 to 50000 per Annum + Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

This well-established manufacturer of Injection Moulding products is currently seeking a Production Manager to join their team. Reporting into the Plant Director you will be responsible for approximately 50 staff with around 7 direct reports, coordinating the activities of various departments concerned with the production.

The principle of the role will be to coordinating the activities of various departments concerned with the production, comfortable working with people of all levels and having an excellent commercial approach to solving problems and developing business processes. Having proven people management skills, with the ability to manage performance and motivate staff on an individual and team level.

As Production Manager your duties will include -

* World class Safety Health and Environmental performance.
* Deliver a highly skilled, fit for purpose, highly motivated and versatile team in order to ensure business continuity and reduce business risk. Decide staffing and resource allocation within the site.
* Demonstrate the ability and confidence to lead, and sustain change without conflict. Manage and develop the capabilities of your team to build a high performing workforce with a culture of delivery and accountability.
* Reporting systems that accurately reflect achievements in department and business KPIs.
* Sustain CI activity at site to cover all aspects of operations. Increase in OEE, reduction in waste, Fully implement and sustain the 5S process and culture.
* Ensure consistent or better than budget/forecast throughput, quality and cost performance, volume versus plan, cost per unit, yield against standard.
* Deliver reductions in scrap levels operating costs.
* Control factory costs including fixed and variable costs Achievement of standard costs against budget, compliance with BOMs.
* Support the sales team in developing good customer relationships.
* Maintain disciplined stock management processes that provide accurate inventories
* Work autonomously and have a proven track record in delivering key targets.
* Provide operational reports on site performance.
* Maintain KPI`s, including OTIF, S&OP stock optimisation SKU min/max levels adherence and optimisation.
* Communicate and role model continuous improvement priorities;
* Ensure policies and procedures including health and safety requirements are fully compliant with legislation, standards are met and changes are effectively communicated.
* Role model the organisation values and behaviours, ensuring they are communicated and embedded within the business.

To be successful in the role of Production Management, the ideal Candidate will -

* Have significant production/manufacturing managment experience within an injection moulding environment
* Have worked autonomously and have a proven track record in delivering key targets.
* Have previously held P&L responsibility
* Have a proven record in motivating teams and individuals
* Have demonstrable experience of implementing CI activity in a manufacturing environment.
* Change Management Experience

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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