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Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Industry: Permanent and Executive Recruitment
Reference: HQ00003875_1597144444
Contact Name: Angharad Isaac
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 August 2020
Job Description

Manufacturing Manager
Location: Newport
Salary: £68.000 - £72,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

The role

Vibe recruit are proud to be representing this worldwide manufacturing business who produce a broad range of products found in items that are used every day. Due to recent development they currently require a Degree Qualified Manufacturing Manager. With innovation at the heart of this company and a growth model that takes advantage of world-class technology this is a cutting-edge business offering a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their full potential each day.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will set the tone for the standards expected within the production areas and hold people accountable in support of set targets.
You will champion the zero-incident mindset and ensure basic safety expectations are met and that all production operations are carried out safely.
You will act to satisfy the business demand, working with both internal and external business teams to ensure their needs are met.
You will understand the process hazards in the areas and be able to respond effectively to process issues and equipment failures in each plant.
You will lead a team of around 80 employees (5 direct reports) and will be responsible for their performance, development and motivation.
You will lead performance improvement initiatives in the production units and assist in troubleshooting where needed.
You will assign resources to ensure that gaps and opportunities for improvements are addressed across all areas within the production units.
You will proactively develop a good working relationship with other functions on site to ensure customer needs are met.
You will maintain a professional business relationship with guest operations, interpreting their requirements and allocating their resources effectively.
You will be responsible for the production area budgets, working with your reports to minimise unnecessary wastage in raw materials, utilities and cost.

Required Qualification & Experience

A minimum of a Degree level qualification within an engineering discipline or equivalent.
Relevant experience in managing a team, including managing performance objectives and targets.
Proven track record in production management.
People manager with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Able to communicate effectively at all levels through the organisation.
Good technical background and the ability to contribute to plant discussions whilst solving process issues
Organizational and project development/management skills.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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