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Production Management Lead

Location: Staffordshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Patrick Spurle Job Published: 6 days ago

Job Title: Production Management Lead

Location: Staffordshire

Salary: £DOE - We are booking interviews next week! Please call or email for a slot

Key Skills: Production Management, Manufacturing, Operations Management, Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma,

Join Our Team as a Production Management Lead and Drive Production to New Heights!

About Us:

As a distinguished leader in the engineering industry, we are dedicated to delivering innovative solutions and pioneering projects. Our commitment to excellence has earned us a strong reputation, and we're looking for a talented Production Management lead to contribute to our continued success.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Production Management Lead?

  • Ensure adherence to the highest standards of workplace health and safety, ensuring a safe and legally compliant working environment.
  • Manage Assembly, Test, Sensors, Manufacturing Engineering, and Facilities Management departments.
  • Ensure staff are effectively deployed and managed to achieve planned cost, schedule, quality, and financial objectives.
  • Support business planning and resource forecasting, ensuring the necessary resources are available to enable delivery of business objectives.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of the Master Production Schedule, and monitor and report on daily progress against MPS targets.
  • Maintain compliance with company policies, safety standards, quality specifications, and regulatory requirements.
  • Review, modify, and implement efficient and effective department processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Oversee facilities and site services to ensure efficient and legally compliant operations.
  • Interface with Engineering, Programme Management, Quality, and Supply Chain functions as the senior representative of the production team.
  • Contribute key technical expertise to design, manufacture, and bid activity.
  • Provide operational guidance to ensure technical solutions meet project requirements.
  • Participate in design reviews, recommending enhancements for manufacturability and cost reduction.
  • Contribute to Production Readiness Reviews for all projects and products.
  • Interface with QA department to ensure the highest degree of final quality and develop new and better quality methods.
  • Review manufacturing documentation for accurate structure and correct information.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing techniques and practices where appropriate.
  • Develop and communicate goals and key initiatives to improve production performance.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor department budget; manage expenses within approved budget constraints.
  • Identify, document, and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Manage, lead, and coach team members, including setting objectives, conducting performance reviews, and addressing performance issues.
  • Identify and implement training and development requirements to expand team skills and formulate effective succession plans.
  • Conduct interviews and assessments to ensure effective recruitment and selection processes.

What are we looking for in our next Production Management Lead?

  • Awareness and understanding of Health and Safety requirements and legislation.
  • Knowledge and experience of modern manufacturing management techniques.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate others.
  • Experience working within a highly regulated industry with stringent quality requirements.
  • Experience using planning tools to generate resource loading plans and detailed manufacturing schedules.
  • Ability to solve complex problems effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to liaise with both internal and external customers/representatives and key stakeholders.
  • Ability to negotiate when dealing with external contracts relating to site services.
  • Ability to make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Quality systems and ability to apply them.
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing & process improvement techniques.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and waste elimination processes.
  • Awareness of ESD.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (such as IFS).
  • Degree in Operations Management or Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary: Attractive compensation package based on experience and expertise.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Health, dental, and retirement plans to support your well-being.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.
  • Cutting-Edge Projects: Engage in groundbreaking engineering projects that impact the industry.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside industry experts in a dynamic and innovative setting.

How to Apply:

Showcase your expertise and passion for Production Management. Submit your updated resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and enthusiasm for joining our team in Staffordshire.


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