Manufacturing Director

South West England Permanent £80,000 - £120,000
  • Leading manufacturing business
  • Healthy order book

About Our Client

My client is a leading business in it's sector with a healthy order book.

Job Description

As the Manufacturing Director, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to;

  • Ensure the best possible performance in relation to Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Inventory and Morale.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements, including HR & Health and Safety.
  • Ensure that production targets are hit on time and on budget.
  • Strive to increase productivity across all facilities.
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all production employees.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product quality.
  • Create and manage schedules to ensure optimum staffing levels.
  • Oversee the management of key production documentation for future reference.
  • Manage talent and succession planning.
  • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation.
  • Support change management processes.
  • Produce a monthly production report including all relevant KPIs and other relevant matters for the Board of Directors.

The Successful Applicant

As the Manufacturing Director, you will have a proven track record of success in a similar role.

Key selection criteria will include, but not be limited to;

  • A qualification in Production/Manufacturing Engineering would be desirable.
  • Experience in just in time manufacturing would be advantageous.
  • A thorough understanding of production/manufacturing processes.
  • Experience of multi-site management.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Proven leadership & communication skills.
  • Exceptional organisational skills together with a working knowledge of HR and Health & Safety legislation.
  • A proactive team player with strong customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in developing and supporting managers through change.
  • Experience of implementing and maintaining structured training, personal development, and career progression programs.

What's on Offer

In addition to joining a high performance business, you will receive a basic salary of c£80,000 to £120,000 DOE plus benefits.

Colin Roope
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering & Manufacturing Subsector
South West England
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Colin Roope
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