Production Manager **EARLY FINISH ON FRIDAYS**

  • Location
    Hythe, Kent
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 60000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production Management

Adecco are currently working with a well-known manufacturing company in the recruit of a Production Manager to join their team, see below:

Job Title: Production Manager

Location: Hythe, Kent

Salary: £DOE

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-1pm

This is an exciting opportunity for someone that can bring fresh ideas and a new dynamic to the team, to develop smarter ways of working to improve efficiency's and output.


  • Career Progression

  • Growing Industry

  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing 1 day per year up to 5 days

  • Christmas shutdown (must save 5 days leave)

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Death in Service up to 4 times your salary

  • Medical Scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Family run business

Key responsibilities within your new role would be to:

  • Ensure safety, environmental and quality information, management system updates and other applicable information is effectively communicated to staff.

  • Ensure responsibilities and authorities are defined and effectively communicated within the department.

  • Ensure actions on process, procedure or policies are identified, defined and recommended to improve.

  • Identify new or changed aspects, impacts, hazards, and risks

  • Ensure department and individual objectives are identified and implemented

  • Carry out staff appraisals with necessary corrective action and development identified

  • Ensure the objectives of the Company and the IMS are understood by all staff

  • Ensure necessary resources to achieve objectives and targets are made available and used efficiently

  • Ensure staff have necessary competence to undertake their duties

  • Measure and monitor that equipment used is calibrated, tested and maintained in accordance with requirements

  • Manage delivery, transportation, handling, and storage of materials is effectively

  • Ensure accident/incident investigations are carried out, reported and passed to the Systems Administrator

  • Stop any process/activity because of adverse competence, Health & Safety, Environmental or quality conditions

  • Report non-compliance with Health and Safety and other company processes or procedures

  • Authorise overtime where necessary in compliance with agreed budgets and scrutinise claims

  • Participate in working groups associated with improvement initiatives

  • Evaluate, authorise, and implement corrective and preventive action

  • Access management, business plans, budgets, and other information throughout the company as deemed necessary to achieve outcomes

  • Plan process/improvement activities

  • Identification and resolution of new product related problems and issues

  • Taking appropriate action to ensure outcomes, objectives and targets are met

  • Preparing and submitting performance reports to the Operations Director

  • Providing leadership to staff and leading by example

  • Contributing to the achievement of all operations department objectives

Experience and skills required for this position:

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of CNC, Wire Erosion and Press operations

  • Ability to work to 5S and lean manufacturing principles

  • Experience of management within a manufacturing or engineering environment

  • Competent user of computers and IT packages

  • Drive continuous improvement and increasing efficiency's

  • Have an analytically, methodical problem-solving approach

  • Effective time management skills, prioritising goals, objectives, and daily workloads

  • Ability to develop constructive, supportive relationships with other departments/functions

  • The ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative when problems/issues arise

  • To treat performance feedback positively and react accordingly to continuously improve

  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a disciplined environment

  • Resilience to meet the demands and challenges of the job

  • Display enthusiasm, professionalism, and a good sense of humour

  • Managing of own time to ensure required outcomes, targets, objectives, and priorities are achieved

Next steps:

If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements.

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