Manufacturing Manager

20 May 20242024-05-20
Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary Negotiable

Manufacturing Manager


Salary Negotiable 

Our well-established Client are leaders in their industry and operate across the globe. They are currently looking for a Manufacturing Manager to manage the team, implementing best practice, continuous improvement and modern manufacturing practices.

Manufacturing Manager Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team’s daily tasks, establish standard policies and procedures.
  • Empower Shift Supervisors to execute the production plan efficiently, guiding them in running their teams, completing work orders, and balance product lines
  • Identify opportunities for business improvements e.g., LEAN Manufacturing
  • Meet daily with your teams, using ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ to check progress and resolve issues quickly. Using KPI’s to make strategic decisions
  • Understand how Safety Stocks are calculated and work with the BU Leader to update these monthly – ensuring the right balance is found between customer service and inventory optimization
  • Support continuous development, trouble shooting, attending meetings and writing reports as needed
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing manufacturing team ensuring adequate staffing levels, managing holiday allowances, recruitment, training, development, appraisal, attendance, disciplinary issues and daily supervision
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand the challenges posed to Setters, Maintenance Engineers, Operators, Quality and Warehouse staff
  • Communicate and provide feedback. Listen, motivate, and inspire. Focus on employee development and recognise their individual strengths and weaknesses

The ideal Manufacturing Manager will:

  • Extensive plant level experience with significant proven supervisory experience
  • Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Kaizen, lean manufacturing
  • Understanding of manufacturing and procurement/supply chain
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience – preferably Sage X3

Working Hours + Benefits:

  • Negotiable salary depending on experience plus production bonus (around £6k per year) paid monthly
  • Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm (42.5 hours)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Employer matched pension scheme at 6%
  • Critical Illness Cover and Group Income Protection.
  • Death in Service scheme.
  • Employee discounts platform
  • ‘WeCare’ well-being program

Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 27 years.

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