Production Manager

We are currently supporting a well-established, family-run SME who are seeking a Production Manager based in Winchester, UK. As an experienced Production Manager your role will be to grow, operate and sustain a world-class production facility using proven improvement methodologies.

Key responsibilities and duties of this role…

* All production and works-order scheduling to ensure customer requirements are met

* Capacity planning, ensuring there is clear internal visibility of available capacity and deviations or back-orders are clearly communicated

* Material planning, liaising with the Purchasing team to ensure material requirements are forecast and communicated in a timely manner

* Ensure quality products are produced and build instructions are followed

* Health & safety of the operation, including preparation of risk assessments.

* Implement and sustain continuous improvement and efficiency methodologies. Ensure the operational team are actively engaged in this.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, attributes and qualifications…

* The desire to build a first-class production facility

* Familiarity with Sub Assembly

* Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations

* Familiarity or exposure to lean or six sigma or 5S

* Outstanding communication ability

* Excellent organizational and leaderships skills

* Attention to detail

* Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach

* Quality standards such as ISO accreditation or IATF would be highly desirable


* A salary package of £40,000

* Option of company vehicle or vehicle allowance

* Free lunch and snacks every day

* Proper, freshly-ground coffee

* Laptop

* Weekly and monthly employee awards through our employee recognition platform