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Production / Manufacturing Manager

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Full Time
Location: Manchester
Hours: 40 hours per week

Northern Employment Services Ltd

We are seeking a Manufacturing / Production Manager for an award winning E-Commerce branding business based in Manchester -  £38,000 - £45,000 per annum
To implement lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and work with the stakeholders on change management projects in this fast paced environment.  The business is not only looking to continue its substantial growth, but to transform an industry. Supplying a wide range of customers.

About the role

You will be delivering a world class manufacturing and production operation to support the business vision. This will involve you using your manufacturing knowledge to ensure all operational targets are achieved across; H&S, Quality, Cost, Service and employee engagement are achieved and continually improved. You will be a hands on manager working with the production team and the other departments to ensure a successful and smooth running structure, change management and continuous improvement experience is a key to success. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Take ownership of product manufacture from cradle to grave

Recruiting and developing of outstanding talent into your teams as the business grows

Keep yourself at the forefront of garment decoration technology to ensure the business stays ahead of the completion in speed and quality of orders

Identify capacity issues and suggest investment options

Liaise with finance and Operations Director to monitor departmental spend and ensure value for money is achieved

The successful Manufacturing / Production Manager, will have the following skills and experience:

At least 5 years’ experience leading a multi shift with 7 direct reports and an average of 70 indirect reports within a FMCG E-commerce environment 

Evidence of success coaching / mentoring team members

Evidence of Six Sigma green belt and or above 

Demonstrable experience of leading successful change management projects 

Compliant in continual improvement CI methodologies, and able to deliver strategic data evidence to board level

IOSH / NEBOSH qualification

Knowledge of printing technology would be ideal but is not essential

Ability to manage multi-team budget, including direct labour cost management 

The ability to work to targets and achieve KPIs

Excellent customer focus and commitment to ensuring customer satisfactions

Excellent communications skills both verbal and written

In return for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with a salary of £38,000 - £45,000 DOE, and a long list of benefits.

Unfortunately due to a high number of applicants, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. 

Contact: Lucy Crampton
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Townhead Court
148 Yorkshire Street
OL16 1LD
01706 869444

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