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Production Manager

Posted 24 February by aspire cambridge ltd Easy Apply Ended

aspire cambridge are recruiting a Production Manager "Process Control/Costs" on behalf of an award winning company who are listed in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 fastest growing UK tech companies for a second year running. They design, manufacture and support of energy management display and information systems for domestic markets across Europe. Their focus is helping consumers understand and manage their domestic energy (and water) consumption.

Established in 2006 our client is now one of the leading home energy management system companies in the world having sold over 4 million systems. This year they won a Queens Award for Enterprise. With major contracts to supply the UK smart metering programme, multiple connected home contracts and a growing distribution channel the company is continuing to experience substantial growth.

Technologies range from ultra-low power IoT to big data cloud services. It's a great place to work, to grow your career and to develop products shipping into millions of people's homes.


Drive multisource production across multiple geographic sites
Run key production projects and liaise with stakeholders and customers as required
Maturing the production process and process control such as FMEA, PPAP and APQP
Scale up the manufacturing processes and supply chain to support multiple high volume customers
Accountability for stock control
Kanban build strategies and lead-times.
Power user of ERP system
Line Management of production team
Accountability of relevant ISO9001 and ISO14001 procedures
Owner of overall production process including technology re-use.
Organising builds into platform commodities
Drive product modularity and re-use
Ownership and optimisation of all BoMs for new and repeat orders
Customer order processing
Load balancing of the production lines
Process for release and control of customer requests
Owner of overseeing production processes & Production tools
Develop and implement new systems, best practices, demand planning, and other optimizations in order to grow the business
Develop analytics, systems and data management capabilities, including metrics and reports
Management of buffer stock, including buffer stock and MOQs managed through distribution
Work with production team to define production continuous improvement processes
Person spec to include:

A proven manufacturing track record for a high volume business
PPAP/APQP experience
Good degree
Attention to detail
Line management experience
Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: M to F Full Time
Salary: Circa £55,000
Benefits: 25 Days Leave and 8 Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Life Assurance, Childcare Vouchers, Flexible Working Hours, Free Parking, Cycle to Work Scheme, Onsite Shower, Free Fresh Fruit Daily, Tea, Coffee and a Sandwich Van and Regular Social Events

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven't heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy. Our accredited recruitment consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise across our seven specialist recruitment divisions; engineering and manufacturing, finance and accountancy, hospitality, information technology, legal and hr, office support and sales and marketing. Our ever expanding network of client companies exceeds 3000 active organisations that we engage with on a regular basis. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it's no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By "placing people first".

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