Production Manager

  • Location
    Abertillery, Newport
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing

Our client a well established , highly successful Manufacturing facility based in Newport is seeking a experienced Production Manager.

Lead the production activities of a single depot to achieve the short and medium-term financial and operating objectives set by the overall corporate business plan to the highest Environmental, Health and Safety standards.

Shift manager , Maintenance, Transport team, Health and safety team, Production Planning team, Contracts team
Sales team, Contractors , Site managers

Key Figures
LTA (%) , Production (TPOH) , Scrap and offcut (%), Consumables (£) , Factory overheads (£) Maintenance costs (£)
Transport costs (£)


Monitor the cost and effectiveness of production activities to maximise productivity, optimise resources, prioritise spending and achieve Volume and Quality targets
 Prioritise production based on current manning levels
 Liaise with contracts team to align production activity with customer expectations
 Analyse stock levels against contract requirements and prioritise production based on availability
 Manage production activity based on current sales volume
 Analyse transport capacity and prioritise deliveries based on availability
 Advise key stakeholders on production/sales levels and activities
 Ensure the supply of prefab steel to meet daily production targets
 Allocate production activity by capacity, transferring out of depot where appropriate

Research, evaluate and recommend investments in technology, capital, equipment, systems or other assets that will enhance the depots production capabilities
 Investigate and analyse production deviations from optimum
 Plan and implement corrective actions to counteract deviations
 Contact suppliers to acquire quotations and establish timeframes
 Create reports to ensure cost neutral impacts of implementation
 Create project teams and action plans
 Conduct risk assessments and method statements for various suppliers
 Coordinate local trade companies to support implementation of new processes
 Implement policies and procedures in line with new ways of working
 Supply training to relevant members in new standard operating procedures

Develop and implement a variety of operating policies and procedures in conjunction with corporate subject matter experts to ensure that the depot meets it current and future targets and standards
 Participate in scheduled health and safety observations, monitor correct working practises and take corrective action where appropriate
 Participate in stock take
 Participate in CARES audit
 Undertake risk assessments
 Monitor the quality and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures

Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team of functional professionals or other professionals to ensure that the plant meets its established targets and standards
 Conduct interviews for internal and external candidates
 Complete induction, on boarding and probationary reviews in a timely manner
 Evaluate individuals' performance and set objectives for the future
 Conduct Performance reviews within timescales
 Manage poor performance
 Manage attendance and timekeeping
 Conduct Investigations, Disciplinary and Grievance procedures in line with company policy
 Ensure HR and Payroll are provided with data and documentation as and when required
 Seek advice from HR, Occupational Health or other support agencies e.g. ACAS, EEF

Miscellaneous or ad hoc business requirements
 Manage specific projects or undertake specific project activity as determined by the business or line manager
 Travel to specific locations in order to undertake role requirements as required
 Represent your function or business at meetings or events as required

Technical competences
SAP, ARMA, MapEx, Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Success Factors

The package details are as follows:

  • Salary: 45k per annum.

  • Working Hours: 39 hours per week.

  • Shifts to be 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, to 4.00pm Friday.

  • Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Pension: auto-enrolment at 4%, matched by the Company up to 5%.

  • Life cover at three times basic salary, whilst actively contributing to the pension scheme.

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