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Production Manager

Job Description

My client; a successful test, measurement and control engineering business are looking for a Production Manager to support new contracts. This role will report directly to the engineering director and forms a key part of the team.

Job Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be tasked with accepting documentation packs and works orders, planning materials and allocating resources to build bespoke test systems within time and cost constraints.
  • This will involve managing and working alongside the production team building sub assembly such as PCB’s Cable Harnesses, Control Panels, 19” Racking systems and more.
  • This important role will provide an opportunity to improve and develop existing processes whilst working on a wide range of bespoke products enabling their customers to benefit from their high-quality engineered solutions.

Skills + Experience

  • Candidates must have a history of success in relevant production roles, be self-motivated and have a passion for engineering and delivering projects on time.
  • Good IT skills, to include high competency in using Microsoft project, excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience of leading a team in a commercial environment, interfacing with management and design teams.
  • Proven track record in a production environment
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with experience of works orders, test plans and inspection procedures
  • Some experience of coaching and mentoring staff with the ability to convey instructions and understand concerns and problems within a team.
  • Ability to work with design teams to raise and solve problems with an appreciation of longer-term implications.
  • Ability to assess and organise resources, and plan and progress work activities to ensure on-time delivery of projects.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Operate effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Experience of adapting own skills to new circumstances.
  • A good working knowledge in any of the following areas: electrical/electronic build, mechanical build, PCB/Harness Assembly, rack build, machining.

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JOB CATEGORY

Engineering

LOCATION

East Midlands

TOWN / CITY

Chesterfield

JOB TYPE

Full Time

EXPERIENCE LEVEL

Mid-Level

SALARY

£35,000

REFERENCE NUMBER

JS115