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Production Manager

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Engineering Production Manager based close to the Somercoates area.

The position is working with an internationally respected manufacturer, which currently has a growing number of manufacturing plants based across the UK.

The successful applicant will lead a multi-functional engineering team of skilled engineers, to achieve key engineering targets within the factory environment.

Through taking control of maintenance, you will be required to utilise tools and techniques to generate improvement across all areas of manufacturing capability, minimising reactive maintenance activities and making improvements to planned maintenance activities where possible, and continuing production to achieve performance targets.

You will be instrumental in improving PPM plans, coaching, and mentoring your team, whilst managing maintenance budgets.

What's in it for you as Engineering Production Manager:

The salary for the role is 45k - 51k, general annual bonus scheme which is a percentage of salary, that percentage is based on company and individual performance as an example last year on that scheme our employees got about 6% (taxable)

The working hours are 40 per week, although some ability to be flexible to manage the expectations of the business will be required.

The role is 50/50 based between office and shopfloor, as being an integral part of the team is important.


Our client aims to operate to world-class standards and the successful candidate will be required to commit to a focused programme of training and development which will include as a minimum:

  • ILM Programme (Management and Leadership).

  • Health & Safety Management Training - NEBOSH

  • IEMA - Environmental Management

  • NVQ in Business Improvement


Specific responsibilities of Engineering Production Manager include:

  • The development and promotion through effective communication of Company, Factory and Team plans and their focused implementation to achieve defined objectives.

  • People Management, motivation and structured development of the team through performance review to ensure delivery of objectives through team working.

  • Provision of engineering and technical expertise to facilitate the rigorous application of IMS tools and techniques to generate Continuous Improvement across all areas of the manufacturing capability.

  • Implementation of and adherence to all Company and Factory control procedures to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements in Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental.

  • The collection, assimilation and analysis of engineering, production and process data and its effective use to develop and achieve key targets and objectives.

  • The development of systems and standards to deliver world-class standards of Housekeeping within the engineering environment using the 5S principles.

  • The design and implementation of capital improvement projects aimed at improving manufacturing capability.

  • The use of a computerised maintenance system to facilitate planned preventative maintenance and effective engineering stock control.

Essential Qualifications & Experience required for Engineering Production Manager:

  • A recognised Engineering qualification - Mechanical or Electrical engineering

  • Demonstrable experience in departmental budgeting & cost control.

  • Demonstrable supervisory experience.

  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business.

  • Demonstrable organisational skills including efficient planning and implementation of systems and procedures.

  • Leadership and man-management skills and the ability to build, motivate, develop and improve the team through performance review.

  • High degree of computer literacy and numeric skills and a competent user of all Microsoft applications alongside CMMS and PPM Systems.

  • Start: 27/03/2023
  • Rate: Up to £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: Dan Edley
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2023-02-06 17:12:37 -

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