Bury St Edmunds
Production Manager Spider. The Regions Fixed Fee Web Recruiters are excited to be supporting an Award Winning Company who are market leading specialists, in their search for a Production Manager.
Smart Garden Offices design and manufacture a prestigious range of high quality buildings in their factory near Bury St Edmunds and are ready to launch an exciting new product - Zedbox. They strive to be an exceptional organisation and a progressive employer of outstanding people who make world class, beautiful products.
As Production Manager not only will you be responsible for Production at our Thurston site, you will be instrumental in the development of a new site and ultimately responsible for the entire production process across the Smart Garden Offices sites and Zedbox production, installations and groundworks, ensuring all production resources are optimised to a first class standard. You will lead, inspire and motivate all team members by providing effective leadership and management, to ensure the highest standards are achieved, positively contributing to the end result in that our customers are delighted by our products and service.
You will also be responsible for the following:
Optimising all production resources including people, plant and materials
Maintaining high level QA and engendering quality awareness throughout the process
Monitoring and controlling production spends, manage financial budgets
Evaluating processes and procedures, improving efficiency utilising advanced production management techniques
Delivering great customer service internally and externally
Effectively contribute to the Senior Leadership Team and the achievement of the Smart Garden Offices vision
Ensure any requirements from internal and external audits are actioned within the timescales required
Overall responsibility for Health, Safety and wellbeing of production teams and compliance with Health and Safety policies and procedures
Skills and attributes required:
LEAN - Continuous Improvement within a manufacturing environment
Advanced working knowledge of lean processes such as Kaizen, 5S, SMED, TPM, 7 Wastes, Kanban, Muda, TPS etc.
Educated to a minimum HNC/HND level in Construction Manufacturing / Engineering or a related discipline
English & Maths GCSE at Grade C or equivalent
Ability to lead by example
Coach and guide the production leadership team with the supervision, appraisal, training, development and performance management of all team members to enable them to perform at the highest level and achieve their full potential
Promote a fun working environment and ensure the team is valued
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of people
Good knowledge of wood working tools, equipment and processes
Good knowledge of Computer packages including Access and relevant planning software
Be inspirational, motivational and confident
Influencing, listening and negotiating skills
This business critical position with award winning Smart Garden Offices and Zedbox is offered on a permanent basis with a salary of £41000-£45000 per annum. Based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, they are easily accessible from the A14.
If you are looking for your next challenge, naturally self-motivated and would love to be part of an exciting new opportunity then our client would love to hear from you. Please forward a completely up to date CV which outlines your relevant experience for this role to be considered.
Additional keywords: production, management, supervisor, construction, manufacturing, health, safety
This vacancy is being advertised by Spider. The regions Fixed Fee Web Recruitment Company. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
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