Production Manager: Our client is a South Yorkshire based manufacturer looking to appoint a Production Manager for their fast paced volume production site. Managing around 50 people on shift at any one time the successful Production Manager will have previous experience of shift work and leading a team to meet daily KPI’s, preferably in a time sensitive, lean focused, volume manufacturing environment (food, plastic, automotive, glass, electronics etc)
There may be occasional weekend work as required but this is predominantly a Monday to Friday position. Although the majority of staff are permanent at peak times your team may be strengthened with the addition of contract / agency staff. It would be beneficial for the Production Manager to have had had previous experience of managing temporary staff with the issues this can bring up.
Previous work experience in a lean manufacturing environment would be advantageous, as would knowledge of continuous improvement. The Production Manager ultimately chosen for this role can come from a wide range of backgrounds. Applications are particularly encouraged by candidates from any volume manufacturing background with a skilled or semi-skilled workforce: food, plastic, automotive, glass, electronics etc.