Production Manager - Angus

Production / Manufacturing - Manufacturing
Ref: 65 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Dec 2018
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Production Manager | Dundee | Permanent | circa £45,000

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading manufacturer at an exciting time in its history. With more than 30 years history in Dundee, this is a well-established business, now part of a global group with more than 12,000 employees.

It currently has a vacancy for a high-calibre Production Manager to play a key role defining the production processes and implementing a Continuous Improvement culture.

The Role
Reporting into the Operations Manager, the Production Manager will take responsibility for the management of production across a large manufacturing site; managing operators, FLT drivers, goods inwards/outwards staff, shift technicians and engineers, to ensure shift production targets are achieved while maintaining quality levels.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Management responsibility for ensuring effective utilisation of resources to ensure operational KPI’s are achieved.
  • Manage day to day production planning
  • Share best practice through shifts and across all manufacturing teams.
  • Establish, produce and ensure compliance to standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Manage improvements through Production Supervisors and Operators within each zone of responsibility.
  • Manage goods inwards and outwards activities through monitoring of system reports to ensure stock integrity and availability to production lines.
  • Ensure appraisals are delivered to immediate reports in a timely manner.
  • Ensure appropriate production and engineering skill levels are available across shifts to support production demands.
  • Identifying and driving development needs of staff.


The Candidate
You will have a relevant degree level qualification and experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment.

It is also important for you to have experience working within a continuous improvement / lean manufacturing / 6 Sigma environment with a track record of developing and leading a multi-skilled manufacturing team.