Production Manager

Recruitment Genius
Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
£40000 - £45000 per annum
02 Jun 2017
01 Jul 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: 10 miles out of Cardiff

More than 1,000 years of experience have made this company the leader in the art of coin making, with its high quality work recognised and valued worldwide. They are the world's leading export mint, making coins and medals for over 40 countries every year.

Up to £45k plus excellent benefits

The Role:

They are looking for a strong, commercially focussed leader who will use standard systems and processes to actively manage and coach the production teams within the CCPS department in order to deliver the production schedules in the most effective and efficient way to meet customer requirements. You will also use appropriate CI tools & techniques to drive improvements to efficiency, delivery, and quality in a planned and structured way.

Main responsibilities:

- To lead, develop and coach Team leaders for high performance and achieve production SLA's and KPI's
- Build and inspire the team to achieve the shared department vision and business goal
- Drive a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence
- Ensure robust procedures and practices are in place to ensure all members of the production team have capabilities to perform their roles effectively
- Audit systems and standard work to ensure adherence to process
- Carry out 'go-look-see' activity and coach teams in structured problem solving in order to make improvements and develop standard responses
- To be an active part of the production management team to continually review and develop best practice production processes and systems
- Review, development and implement robust processes and procedures to ensure on-going and accurate reporting of departmental performance metrics.
- Manage and control agreed budgets
- Ensure working practices are reviewed and continuously improved

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

- Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and best practices
- Demonstrable experience of implementing and driving through improvement and change
- Extensive experience in production/engineering management and systems
- Experience of leading large teams within a production environment
- Extensive experience in coaching large teams to deliver business objectives
- Budget management
- BTec Higher or NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in an engineering/ technical/ discipline, preferably either mechanical, chemical or production/systems engineering

To apply, please incorporate your covering letter with your cv, detailing relevant experience and qualifications. Please ensure you include your contact details.

The closing date is Friday 9th June 2017 at midday. Invitations to interview will be communicated by email. Should you not hear from them four weeks after the closing date, unfortunately you have not been short listed for interview. Regrettably, they are unable to provide feedback to applicants on an individual basis prior to the interview stage.