We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager / Continuous Improvement Manager to join an expanding Manufacturing company based in Dudley.
Candidates will need to have proven management experience with a track record of delivering on targets, quality, process (lean and continuous improvement) and H&S within in a relevant environment such as manufacturing / production / assembly operation.
Production Manager / Manufacturing Manager Key duties:
" The role will be responsible for managing, leading, mentoring and motivating a small operational team of direct reports
" Executing the daily production plan, ensuring quality and productivity is maximised, in line with company EH&S guidelines whilst controlling costs (materials, labour etc).
" Drive improvements in staff performance and operational productivity, quality and 'Lean' targets.
" Experience in a similar role e.g. Production Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Assembly Manager, Operations Manager within a production, manufacturing or engineering environment
" P+L understanding for material and labour cost control.
" Demonstrable experience in building, leading and developing a team
" Sound knowledge and practical experience of Lean fundamentals and continuous improvement within manufacturing
" Experience of managing Health and Safety
" Experience of delivering results against operational, service, quality, safety and cost targets
" Knowledge of six sigma, Poko, 8D is a distinct advantageous
In return the company will provide ongoing support and training, good job stability, and the chance to join a firm where the majority of employees have been with the business over 5 years so if it is longevity and job security which is important to you this is the job for you.