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Production Operations Manager

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Production Operations Manager

Reference number: 83359

Location icon Walsall
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £40000 - 45000
Company icon Sierra 57 Consult
Company activities icon Injection Moulding / Manufacturing
Deadline icon 31/03/2024

Job overview

Working alongside our client, an established injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking for a Production Operations Manager with prior experience in an injection moulding manufacturing environment to join their successful team.

Company overview

  • The role of Production Operations Manager will suit an experienced Production Management professional with good prior experience of an injection moulding production environment, supported with a good appreciation for lean manufacturing & right-first-time initiatives, strong people development & management skills and identifying how to drive best practices and SOP’s.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking, secure and successful company during an exciting time of growth for the business.

Role responsibilities

  • In the role of Production Operations Manager you will proactively lead, develop & mentor a production & moulding team to meet shift KPI’s and production demand.
  • You will ensure quality standards are maintained, production downtime is minimised and performance targets are met
  • The successful applicant will be responsible for managing, motivating and mentoring a team of staff creating a positive working culture
  • Overall responsibility for the department with regard to production, staffing resource, quality and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes across a busy production & assembly facility
  • To support the senior management team and colleagues to achieve high motivation and productivity through consistent and positive leadership
  • Ensure effective planning and organisation to meet and go beyond customer expectations and requirements
  • Undertake performance appraisals, ascertaining areas for empowering staff’s career aspirations, job satisfaction and training options
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement processes to improve production efficiency
  • Co-ordinate materials planning & control, production planning & control whilst liaising with other departments
  • Manage the skills and development of production staff, including identifying training needs, coaching and promoting teamwork
  • Problem solving, implementation and maintenance of lean principles
  • Ensure full compliance with health and safety regulations promoting a culture of safe working

Benefits/package

To be discussed at interview

Qualifications/experience required

  • Minimum 3 years supervisory / management experience within an injection moulding manufacturing environment
  • Industry recognised supervisory qualifications
  • Strong technical knowledge of injection moulding production
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • Good experience within lean manufacturing tools, ie 5S, 5Y, Kaizen
  • Strong leadership and people skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
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