Production Manager

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Musk Process Services is part of the Edwin James Group, a leading independently owned property and infrastructure support services company delivering integrated building and facilities management services. Our team of over 1000 people works for and with a diverse Blue Chip client base across diverse sectors including Manufacturing, Food, Government and private programs. Our goal is to be known as a straightforward, no-nonsense operation that is easy to understand, and easy to work with.

We provide a strong health and safety culture and ample personal development opportunities. Our ethos is Safety, Service, People this is known as the EJ way and is practised throughout the group

We are currently have a new career opportunity for a new Workshop Manager / Production Manager for our sheet metal/fabrication facility in Swadlincote, we are a specialist manufacturer of process systems including pressure vessels and pipework either new installs or refurbishments, this is a fantastic job opportunity for someone who is looking to work in a professional working environment where quality of delivery and product is paramount

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage and communicate operational performance compliance
  • Manage production and flow through the factory
  • Responsible for the entire Plant activities and product manufacturing operation on a day-to-day basis
  • Ensure that stock replenishment and Kanban system quantities reflect optimal production requirements, ensure efficient purchasing and inventory management of raw materials.
  • Prepare quality control documentation, train reports in necessary process checks
  • Ensure Appropriate quality is maintained to accredited standards (ASME1X, BS EN 287, CE)
  • Participate in design/process reviews for products and parts as required
  • Outstanding leadership, organisational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Manage the work schedule ensuring project delivery ready for installation
  • Proficient with Lean Manufacturing techniques and tools, understand key principles: 8 wastes, Standard work, Visual workplace, Continuous Improvements, Kanban, SMED, Kaizen, PDCA, 5why, VSM and Developing people and teams
  • Ensuring all Health & Safety is complied with and championing a compliant working environment

This is not a definitive list of responsibilities but more of a reflective example of what is expected

Skills & Experience
We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who are:
  • Are qualified to at least a degree or HNC level in an engineering discipline (qualified by experience will also be considered)
  • Have previous experience working as a Workshop Production manager within a sheet metal /fabrication or fast moving manufacturing environment
  • Experienced in working to tight quality standards
  • Proven in implementing a lean manufacturing philosophy and maintaining the principles over time
  • Are a coherent and concise communicator verbally as well as written
  • used to working to and understanding of necessary company procedures for: Attendance, Disciplinary, Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality, Holidays and Operational Code of Conduct
  • Able to consistently produce and monitor work schedules to enable on time delivery
  • Good with IT and have appropriate skills (MS packages, CAD)
  • A competitive salary and benefits package appropriate to this position
  • Supported training both internally and externally
  • Career development within a successful and growing group of businesses

If this is your dream role, then we’d love to hear from you

We are an equal opportunity employer who promotes and celebrates diversity within our business. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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