Production Manager Machine Shop job in Ellesmere Port at JVP Jobs

Production Manager (Machine Shop)

Company: JVP Jobs

Location: Chester UK

Date Posted:Apr 27, 2018

Production Manager (Machine Shop) Keep the cogs of production turning smoothly…Responsibility, efficiency and high levels of co-ordination. If you pride yourself on these traits and you would thrive taking the reins and managing people within a production environment, read on to uncover more about this superb opportunity...Who will I be working with?Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with headquarters based in Chester, with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. Calder is one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide. In addition, Calder are also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering. The company designs, manufactures and installs radiation shielding and other products in the nuclear, medical and other markets.What will this role of Production Manager entail?Reporting to the Operations Director, as a Production Manager you will manage and take responsibility for the machine shop and other key production cells on a day-to-day basis, ensuring an efficient and effective operation. This will include job co-ordination and planning, management of labour and overall resource management. Your duties will include but not be limited to:• Ensuring production targets and plant output are met• Ensuring quality objectives, targets and requirements are complied with• Working with senior management to improve yield• Ensuring the production departments are equipped for the following shift/day, including all people, materials, PPE, work instructions etc.• Identifying potential problems in advance and working with the Operations Director to implement a solution• Investigating complaints and working to eliminate the root cause• Introducing and maintaining modern clean-in-place (CIP) techniques to enhance efficiency and effectiveness• Co-ordinating and communicating the management objectives and targets with Team Leaders• Ensuring the shifts are fully manned, and motivating staff to ensure optimum performance• Ensuring health and safety standards are met What will I need to be considered for this Production Manager role?• Proven experience at managerial level within a busy machine shop• HNC equivalent or higher in an engineering, science or management subject• Good working knowledge of modern CNC machining centres, lathes and milling machines• Ability to read engineering drawings • Knowledge of ISO quality systems • Previous experience of working to budgets and constraints • Ability to work well as part of a team• Good communication skills• Strong self-motivation with the ability to work on own initiative• Excellent computer, literacy and numeracy skillsAlthough not essential, the following would be highly advantageous;• Knowledge of tool, jig and fixture design with the ability to programme machinery and specific tooling requirements• Formal training or experience in lean manufacturing techniquesWhat will I receive in return?Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum, level dependent on current experience and qualificationsAdditional Benefits: Contributory pension scheme following successful probation period, healthcare cash plan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, and free car parkingHours of Work: 35 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5pm and Friday 8:30am to 12:30pmContract Type: PermanentLocation: Chester (Cheshire)All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.This Production Manager (Machine Shop) vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Calder Industrial Materials. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Calder Industrial Materials, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.Feel free to visit to access CV and interview tips, apply for advertised vacancies, and set up email job alerts. View full job description
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