Production Manager

Posted 2 days ago by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing Easy Apply

We are recruiting an exciting Production Manager position for a global manufacturer based in Staffordshire. After a strong 18 months of growth and record profit and a number of new exciting projects about to launch later this year; the successful candidate will be from a high volume fast paced environment, have achievement significant success around introducing lean ideology and have a track record of driving KPI's which directly improved Production output.

Client Details

Our Client is a market leading Manufacturer based in Staffordshire. With international reach and multiple sites across the globe, this exciting role offers the chance to join a global market leader. Given the size and scope of the business, added to significant opportunities throughout, this opportunity provides real career progression within the business as a Production Manager. The successful candidate can expect full training, opportunities throughout and a competitive package.


Reporting directly into the Operations Manager, this role will have responsibility for up to 140 people on the shopfloor across a 2 shift rotation pattern. The role will involve;

  • Create detailed training programmes for all team Leaders that will be transmitted to the shopfloor in order to produce high quality product within key metrics of quality, cost and delivery
  • Monitor and improve plant performance by introducing process plan's and SOP's which look to achieve increased output
  • Lead and develop continuous improvement activities across site such as Kaizen, 5s and value stream mapping events which focus on Quality, Cost and Delivery
  • Drive and monitor OEE improvements to increase efficiency
  • Ensure procedures are compliant with standards for Quality, Environmental and H&S


  • Degree qualified in a technical discipline (Engineering or Business)

  • High volume manufacturing experience

  • Flexible leading a medium-large team and developing team output

  • Hands on experience of leading teams in lean and continuous improvement techniques, preferably Six Sigma trained

  • Proven track record around improving HSE culture

Job Offer

£48,000 - £50,000 + benefits

Reference: 35120478

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