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Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bridgend
Industry: Permanent and Executive Recruitment
Reference: HQ00009134_1660661444
Contact Name: Alex Milton
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Job Published: 16 August 2022
Job Description

Manufacturing Manager

£55,000 - £60,000 + pension, 33 days holiday, birthday day off and life assurance


Are you an experienced Production / Manufacturing Manager on the lookout for an exciting role with a company that can boast an unrivalled product offering and impressive growth plans for 2023? Do you want excellent variety, full support of Senior Management and a role where you can put your own stamp on a manufacturing process?

If so, we'd like to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager to act as a key member of the operations management team for a unique, well established manufacturer in Bridgend. This is a great opportunity to showcase your managerial skills and production knowledge when leading both the Production and Engineering teams to achieve the desired results to tie in with the ambitious growth plans of the company.

As Manufacturing Manager you will:

- Be responsible and accountable for the performance of the team whilst also driving continuous improvement through lean manufacturing techniques.

- Collaborate with multiple departments within the business to ensure new products are rolled out from R&D through to mass production professionally and within agreed timescales.

- Ensure the Health and safety of team members and visitors to site ensuring risk assessments are generated and continually reviewed for all tasks undertaken by the team.

- Plan, implement, control and communicate out production schedules to the team.

- Manage all personnel issues across the Manufacturing group including employee learning and development, annual performance appraisals, grievance and/or discipline.

- Identify skills gaps within the team and arrange training to close gaps and strengthen business continuity.

- Work efficiently, collaboratively and co-operatively between relevant departments including R&D, Procurement, Quality, Distribution and Management.

- Continually strive to improve the manufacturing process and introduce methods to reduce manufacturing cost (scrap reduction, cycle time reduction, labour efficiency).

- Ensure high standards of 5S are maintained by the team at all times.

This is a varied, challenging role with great job satisfaction. Not only will you benefit from a competitive salary but you will have full backing of senior management, an opportunity to apply your previous experience and knowledge and excellent long term progression opportunities.

For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Alex at Vibe Recruit today.

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

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