Production Manager

Job Ref: JT40
Sector: Manufacturing & Production
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 05 June 2019
  • Exeter, Devon, South West, England Dix's Field Devon EX1 1QA
  • £30,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Exeter
  • 01392 424 733
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Blue Arrow Exeter are seeking a dynamic and experienced Production Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of Production, including Production Planning and Continuous Improvement functions at our clients Exeter site

The role:

Ensuring the team are fulfilling their roles and meeting their own individual KPI targets whilst providing guidance and support as required

Reviewing performance and development of all staff under your control and taking appropriate action to ensure the business operates effectively and staff are held accountable for their output

Liaising with other group site managers to maintain a fast and efficient flow of work between sites as determined by their customer's needs

Responsible for improving and maximising productivity and efficiency of production output whilst increasing labour utilisation

Cultivating an atmosphere of continuous improvement and an ethos of open communication that embraces the vision, mission and strategy of the business

Budgetary control of tooling, raw materials, labour cost and continuous improvement projects, within yearly set budget.


Scope of responsibility: Reporting to the Group Operations Director, you will be responsible for the Planner, Section Leaders, Team Leaders and Production Operatives.


About you:

Able to work extended hours when required

Full, Clean UK Driving Licence

People-management skills, experience and natural ability as a leader and manager

Excellent face-to-face and telephone communicator

Ability to communicate and motivate at all levels of the business

Understanding of special processes and aerospace standards and specifications would be an advantage

Must be proficient in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Commercially astute

Ability to have emotional resilience under pressure situations

Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view

Ability to present confidently to customers and staff

Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

Able to get on with others and be a team-player

Our client can offer excellent career possibilities, an attractive package and benefits and a vast amount of new knowledge in their Industry.

If you are currently in a similar role with great manufacturing and continuous improvement skill set then please submit your CV and we can contact to discuss in more detail.

Blue Arrow
03/07/2019 09:00:00
GBP 30000 30000