Production Manager job in Trafford Park


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Job Ref: 6078

Job Type: PERM

Location: Trafford Park

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Date Posted: 27th June, 2017

Category: Logistics/ Supply Chain, Management

Our client is looking at introducing a new product to its range which will be manufactured on site; simple production facility based as opposed to heavy engineering but would require an understanding of production, sales demand planning , supply chain management etc

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To fully develop and implement an operations planning system across this part of the business
  • To deliver a 12 month rolling Capacity Forecast with quarterly detail by SKU and balance in monthly product groupings.
  • To effectively manage finished product planning systems across manufacturing site/s
  • Facilitation and delivery of site manufacturing development KPIs and continuous improvement plans
  • Detailed schedule production, demand analysis, weekly forecast reviews and stock reports as well as carrying out cost and waste analysis
  • Coordinate deliveries; reconcile stock on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Manage and control stock holding of finished goods ensuring safe stock levels and continuity of supply.
  • Procurement of raw materials & component parts from approved suppliers
  • Development of weekly and monthly performance reports & KPIs

Essential Attributes:

Excellent internal and external communication skills at all levels

Multi-functional team player experienced in all aspects of production, supplier liaison and manufacturing

Able to demonstrate at least 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role

Excellent interpersonal understanding, influencing skills and the ability to get buy-in at all level

Knowledge of project management and benchmarking methodologies

Report-writing skills, accuracy and attention to detail

Must possess a natural ability and proactive approach to Continuous improvement and problem solving whilst achieving deadlines and multi-tasking

Exemplary knowledge of quality and occupational safety

Excellent IT proficiency in Microsoft Office and other software modelling tools

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