Our client in Bletchley is looking for a Production Manager with proven managerial experience within a fast paced precision engineering workshop.
The successful candidate must be a hands-on motivational manager with the ability to provide strong and focussed leadership to ensure maximum output, efficiency and quality.
Ideally you will be a time served machinist with an HND in a mechanical or production engineering discipline, with the ability to interpret engineering drawings as well as have knowledge of modern day machine shop procedures.
Working within an ISO 9001 Quality Management System, you will be expected to contribute to recommendations and the implementation of continuous improvement on the shop floor.
A confident communicator, you will have the ability to make accurate judgements, and identify the appropriate course of action to meet both short and long-term objectives.
Effectively schedule production to ensure that staff and equipment are fully utilised.
Organise, control and monitor works orders to make sure they are progressing in line with delivery dates, maintaining quality at all times.
Ensure production is cost effective and to a high standard.
Hold regular production meetings to ensure both sub-contract work and product orders are prioritised effectively.
Improve on-time delivery and customer satisfaction.
Look to find ways to improve product quality and cost.
Ensure equipment is maintained to a high operational standard.
Identify training needs and ensure training is provided where appropriate.