Production Manager – Milton Keynes – Up to £75,000 DOE

Production Manager

Milton Keynes , UK

£65,000 – £75,000

Are you an experienced Production Manager looking for the next step up in your career?

If so keep reading as this role could be perfect!

Coulter Elite Resourcing are currently looking for a Production Manager to work with one of their well-established and very successful clients who carry a culture of openness , participation , accountability , flexibility and teamwork. There growth has helped them become one of the world leaders in mechanical engineering equipment and resources.

Principle Responsibilities for the Procution Manager:

  • Full management and responsibilty for compliance with the company’s ISO45001 enviornmental , health and safety requirements.
  • Strategically structure, plan, implement, and sustain a competitive production and manufacturing framework – encompassing people, plant, facilities, and systems.
  • Effectively developing and managing facilities , layouts , systems to ensure safe , quality-compliant and cost efficient production across different sites.
  • Presenting production KPI’ s to the senior management team that align with the business strategy, along with defined actions to combat negative trends identified.
  • Achieve cost reduction in materials, consumables, and components by assessing and reporting on design for manufacture. Collaborate and review with design/engineering teams and suppliers to eliminate costs from component supply. Support make-versus-buy analysis and costing to optimize commercial advantage.

Person specification:-

  • 5 years in a fast-paced / large-scale Production Management role within an Engineering Assembly Manufacturing environment.
  • Engineering or an equivalent level of qualification in a manufacturing technical discipline , to level 5 or above.
  • Leadership experience in continuous improvement/LEAN deployment function ideally within Automotive , Aerospace & Engineering.
  • Excellent capability with Kaizan/Lean/Six sigma problems resolution techniques.
  • Excellent understanding of Manufacturing Process: Assembly (Mechanical/Electrical/Hydraulic), Fabrication / Machining and Finishing Systems (Coatings / Paint).

This is a full time permanent Product Management position, with working hours of 08.00 – 16.40 from Monday – Friday , offering an annual salary of £57,000 plus OTE’s of up to £75,000 , plus annual company benefits to include a 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, discounted gym memberships , store discounts , health cover scheme with additional memberships for partners and children. ( just to name a few!)

If this Product Manager position sounds like you, then please forward your CV to Ashley Smith at Coulter Elite Resourcing.

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment consultancy with a head office in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire supplying permanent, temporary and contract personnel from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally. Our area of recruitment are Commercial, FMCG, Engineering, Technical and IT


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