Senior Production Manager


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Recruit4Staff is proud to represent their client, a leading manufacturing company in their search for a Senior Production Manager to work in Mid Wales.

FMCG & Lean manufacturing experience – ESSENTIAL

The Senior Production Manager Role:

The Senior Production Manager is responsible for the management of the manufacturing side of UK business as well as being the lead for site H&S matters and managing the facilities and infrastructure.  The teams directly managed by the operations manager include H&S, CI, Production, Warehouse and Engineering.  This role requires working with other functional heads to ensure compliance with all relevant safety, quality and product legislation as well as delivering the required balance of operational KPIs.  The delivery of CAPEX projects as well as contributing to the budgetary process are also included within this role.

For the successful Senior Production Manager, our client is offering;

  • Negotiable (Depending on experience) 
  • 8.30 AM to 5.00 PM Monday to Friday
  • Permanent position
  • Group Annual Bonus
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • 3x Death in Service
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Regular health and well-being appointments with a variety of health providers including Occupational Health Nurses, Podiatrist and Physiotherapist
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Inc. EAP, Occupational Health, Physio, PerkBox rewards, onsite free electric car charge points and many more.
  • Our client is looking for the right candidate, not the first candidate, so they are happy to wait for notice periods

The Role - Senior Production Manager:

  • Maintain a culture of engagement and involvement at every level
  • Oversee daily operations activities
  • Co-ordinate appropriate resource allocation to deliver production demands as well as other KPIs, both operational and business wide
  • Develop and deliver continuous improvement plans
  • Develop and deliver the sitewide CAPEX plan
  • Facilitate cross functional working to deliver business objectives
  • Develop the operations personnel to ensure high level of competencies and have a succession plan built for all job functions.
  • Ensure sitewide adherence to all safety regulations
  • To be the site management lead for H&S, setting the H&S culture and agenda to drive the organisation towards a goal of zero accidents.
  • Develop and promote Quality and Environmental agenda and culture.

What our client is looking for in a Senior Production Manager:

  • FMCG & Lean manufacturing experience – ESSENTIAL
  • Must have experience of managing multiple management teams include H&S, CI, Production, Warehouse and Engineering - ESSENTIAL
  • Food, Packaging or Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience would be highly – DESIRABLE
  • Expertise in manufacturing operations and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Data analysis, budget development, and resource planning.
  • Strong reporting skills; comfortable relaying data and information to wider group and board.
  • Knowledge of key manufacturing processes and techniques (DMAIC, 5S, PDCA, TPM).
  • Familiarity with change management principles and methodologies.
  • Ability to engage and inspire teams, leading by example.
  • Ability to deal effectively with challenging situations and take accountability for actions.
  • Must have excellent communication skills at all levels.

Key Skills or Similar Job Titles as the Senior Production Manager:

Senior Production Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager, Senior Site Manager, Manufacturing Manager

The Senior Production Manager position is Commutable from:

Shrewsbury, Telford, Oswestry, Wrexham, Chester, Whitchurch, Shropshire, North Wales, Midlands, Mid Wales, Cheshire.

For further information about this and other positions please apply now.
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Wrexham) Limited which is operating as a recruitment agency, agent, agency, employment agency or employment business.

Job Reference: opp-21137
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