Production/Operations Manager

An established, ambitious growing Manufacturing business based near Kidderminster has set itself some ambitious but realistic targets to meet in the next 2-3 years and because of this, they are looking to hire a Production/Operations Manager to allow the business to do this by ensuring that all production and operational processes are efficient to do so. This position may lead to a future promotion to Operations Director.

As their Production/Operations Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • A production team of around 30 people, with planned headcount growth of upwards of 40 within the next 2-3 years/
  • Ensuring labor is in place for scheduled works to be completed on time and in full in accordance with production guidelines.
  • Review factory efficiency and make any changes necessary to improve them.
  • Control maintenance of the facility and equipment.
  • Ensure material availability matched production schedules with a focus on controlling costs and running a lean inventory.

To be successful in this role as a Production/Operations Manager you will need:

  • To have worked as a Production/Operations manager previously within a manufacturing environment.
  • Be up to date with Kanban and 5S knowledge
  • Proven experience in leading teams
  • Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement knowledge

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