Production Manager



Production Manager

The Role

To continually optimise all zones Production, Cost, Safety and Quality, the ultimate goal is to deliver zero accidents; zero defects; zero lead time and zero cost growth.  In short to create a VTPS environment where we can make things easier, better, faster and cheaper.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day operational activities through the Team Leaders, and Cell Support Engineers to exceed performance in terms of output, service levels, product availability, cost and response to meet the commercial objectives of the business.
  • Coach the Team Leaders to fully implement the Vacuum Technique Management System (VTPS) across all zones.
  • Strengthen your operational team demonstrating strong leadership to ensure effective recruitment and selection, objective setting, competency and organisation development.
  • Identify the future talent pipeline including succession planning by coaching, mentoring and developing your team.
  • Ensure all zones fully comply with procedures governing safety (Risk Control Elements) and that the SHE program (Visible leadership, reduction of physical risks and reduction of behavioural risks) is followed ensuring the requirements of statutory legislation and ISO 45001:2018 are met.
  • Develop and implement strategies aimed at improvements in manufacturing to achieve cost reduction, quality improvement and systems development ensuring that the requirements of ISO9001:2018 are met.
  • Ensure that all zones are as efficient as possible with regard to the use of natural resources and fully comply with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.
  • Establish, in agreement with the Manufacturing Manager, improvement targets, developing and implementing action plans to achieve continuous improvement in all key areas of responsibility.


Benefits include

  • Pension with an employer contribution up to 8%
  • Annual bonus starting at 7.5%
  • Relocation package if applicable
  • Health Cash plan, worth up to £860 per year
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Valued recognition programme, earning gifts, vouchers, and long service awards
  • 33 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Wellbeing programme supporting, physical health, mental wellbeing, social connectedness, and sense of purpose
  • Running club
  • Fitness app, with stream-able classes
  • Free fruit




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