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Production Manager - Assembly

  • Job Location: Derbyshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £45,000 p/a - £55,000 p/a
  • Posted on: 29th Jul 2020
  • Job Reference: J949092
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Do you have a passion for coaching and developing people?

Could you drive change and influence mentalities and your team within a production/manufacturing environment that has a hands on labour intensive workforce (Your production team will consist of hands on assembly with a variation of skill sets)

If you have previous experience as Production Manager or indeed a Shift Manager looking for that next step up and have experience managing a team in an assembly focused manufacturing environment (Not FMCG automated production) then please read on!

The basics:
Job Title - Production Manager
Environment Manufacturing, assembly skilled and non skilled workforce
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:30pm at present and for the foreseeable (however within the contract shift work may materialise as production increases)
Location: Derby near to Willington, Derbyshire
Salary: 45,000-55,000 + shift premiums should you ever be required to work a shift as follows:
2 shifts rotating (AM/PM) 10% of basic salary
3 shift rotating (AM/PM/NIGHTS) 20% of basic salary
Night shift only 25% basic salary
4 on/off 30% basic salary

33 days holiday
Pension up to 5%
Life Assurance
Subsidised canteen
Free onsite car park

Structure: As the production manager you will be managing a team of hands on labour/assembly operatives of 100 and supported by 14 team leaders, reporting directly to the operations manager.


This is an exciting time to join the business who manufacture within a bespoke field that is at the forefront of everyone's mind. As the Production Manager you will be working for a Global Brand who is at the start of a new venture in a rapidly growing market right ahead of the curve.

The plant is now entering a period of growth to which they now require a strong manager who can bring first class manufacturing principles and ideas to the company.

The role in brief:
Responsible for the achievement of Factory Output, Targets, KPI's, including Quality, Cost, Delivery and the efficient management of site resources and manpower
Support continuous improvement work culture
Coach and Mentor
Carry our performance reviews and disciplinary procedures along with HR
Control budget and overtime spend

The ideal Production Manager will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

-Strong background managing within a Production/Manufacturing environment Not FMCG and highly automated production environments
-HND/HNC in an engineering/manufacturing discipline
-Competent at culture change, coaching and developing proven experience
-Worked in a manufacturing environment with skilled and semi-skilled assembly operatives
-Experience of quality management systems
-Excellent written & verbal communication skills
-Knowledge of Lean manufacturing' techniques beneficial
-ILM Management Cert
-Health and safety focused
-Cost efficient/cost reduction awareness
-Previous experience implementing new ideas, KPI's and getting the best results out of the team.

Location: Derby, Commutable From: Derby, Stoke On Trent, Leek, Uttoxeter, Ashbourne, Burton, Alfreton and surrounding areas.

If you are interested in the Production Manager role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role.

For more information on this vacancy please contact us on 01332360055.