Production and Planning Manager

Job Description

Our client who specializes in manufacturing different gearing systems is looking for someone who can be responsible for all the manufacturing-related activities. The primary duties will include planning, coordinating and controlling all the steps in the production process to make sure products are delivered to high-quality standards, on time, within…

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Our client who specializes in manufacturing different gearing systems is looking for someone who can be responsible for all the manufacturing-related activities. The primary duties will include planning, coordinating and controlling all the steps in the production process to make sure products are delivered to high-quality standards, on time, within the budget and in compliance with health and safety legislation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production and material planning (through all stages of production to shipment), and production processes
  • Develop and execute daily, weekly, monthly and annual production schedules
  • Monitor production progress, identify and address any variances from the plan
  • Monitoring productivity rates, standards and quality control
  • Liaise with the procurement team to ensure timely availability of materials and bought-in parts, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to budget
  • Analyse production capacity and resource availability to identify and mitigate potential bottlenecks · Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvement, machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste
  • Organise workflow to meet specifications and deadlines, ensuring quality control standards are met · Striving to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines · Ensure accuracy of production procedures and documentation
  • Identify potential production equipment purchases
  • Lead and collaborate with production staff to ensure efficient and safe operations
  • Manage positive resolution strategies for production obstacles. Escalate any problems or obstacles · Prepare and present production reports to management
  • Train and coach the teams

Skills and Qualifications/experience

  • Relevant qualification or at least 5-10 years’ demonstrable experience required.
  • Proven knowledge & experience of the Engineering Lifecycle.
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
  • Strong understanding of production planning principles and methodologies (e.g. MRP)
  • Excellent understanding of lean manufacturing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel to support work-in-progress and production schedules.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate all manufacturing or production line equipment.
  • Good leadership, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to align individual and team goals with the Company's overall strategy

Benefits

  • Pension (ee 5%, er 3%)
  • Life assurance cover
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity (subject to eligibility)
  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays.

Job Description

Our client who specializes in manufacturing different gearing systems is looking for someone who can be responsible for all the manufacturing-related activities. The primary duties will include planning, coordinating and controlling all the steps in the production process to make sure products are delivered to high-quality standards, on time, within the budget and in compliance with health and safety legislation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production and material planning (through all stages of production to shipment), and production processes
  • Develop and execute daily, weekly, monthly and annual production schedules
  • Monitor production progress, identify and address any variances from the plan
  • Monitoring productivity rates, standards and quality control
  • Liaise with the procurement team to ensure timely availability of materials and bought-in parts, ensuring timely delivery and adherence to budget
  • Analyse production capacity and resource availability to identify and mitigate potential bottlenecks · Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvement, machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste
  • Organise workflow to meet specifications and deadlines, ensuring quality control standards are met · Striving to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines · Ensure accuracy of production procedures and documentation
  • Identify potential production equipment purchases
  • Lead and collaborate with production staff to ensure efficient and safe operations
  • Manage positive resolution strategies for production obstacles. Escalate any problems or obstacles · Prepare and present production reports to management
  • Train and coach the teams

Skills and Qualifications/experience

  • Relevant qualification or at least 5-10 years’ demonstrable experience required.
  • Proven knowledge & experience of the Engineering Lifecycle.
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
  • Strong understanding of production planning principles and methodologies (e.g. MRP)
  • Excellent understanding of lean manufacturing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel to support work-in-progress and production schedules.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate all manufacturing or production line equipment.
  • Good leadership, decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to align individual and team goals with the Company's overall strategy

Benefits

  • Pension (ee 5%, er 3%)
  • Life assurance cover
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity (subject to eligibility)
  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays.

Job Summary

Location: Aldershot
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Division: Manufacturing
Date: 22nd March 2024

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Danielle Hider

Danielle Hider

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Clare Sayers

Clare Sayers

Divisional Manager

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Daimion Eastley

Daimion Eastley

Director

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Job Summary

Location: Aldershot
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Division: Manufacturing
22nd March 2024

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