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Manufacturing Manager

Location County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 10 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR176_1504173106

Job Description

Manufacturing Manager

Location: County Antrim

Salary: Attractive salary commensurate with qualifications & experience

My client is one of Ireland's most successful and innovative manufacturers and is a market leader in the packaging industry. They have a vacancy for a Maintenance Manager (the position has arisen through continued expansion) who will report directly to the Operations Director and will be responsible for:

Having full accountability for directing, managing and leading production. This role requires co-ordination of operational resources to ensure consistent manufacturing and fulfilment of customer orders to time, quantity, quality and cost within a fast-paced FMCG operating environment. The roles also requires delivery of all key manufacturing KPI's including meeting output and quality requirements

Main Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership to the Production teams ensuring effective management of manufacturing processes thus enabling consistent and efficient good quality production of products
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and cost saving opportunities through 5S, Lean Manufacturing and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) methodologies.Manage and participate in the management of change and ensure that change initiatives are implemented effectively and efficiency.
  • To be the owner of production standards commensurate with FMCG food factory hygiene.
  • Through close collaboration with the Engineering & Projects Manager ensure the current asset base is well maintained, supports production needs, and delivers the required reliability & efficiencies demanded of the business
  • To provide firm leadership and to lead, manage and develop production teams
  • Develop and maintain Team working with suppliers, colleagues, peers, both internal and external customers.
  • To exercise full managerial control and responsibility for all relevant manufacturing KPI's and their attainment
  • To control manufacturing/operational costs within agreed budgets and establish a viable framework for annual cost improvement

Essential Criteria

  • 5+ years of prior experience as an effective leader in manufacturing or operational roles
  • Proven track record of providing hands on leadership in a manufacturing environment with particular emphasis on people management and development
  • Strong knowledge of Health & Safety in requirements in a factory environment
  • Proven Financial awareness

Desirable Criteria

  • Minimum 2:1 Hons degree in a relevant discipline

The job holder may be required to undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required of him / her in the post, the department mentioned above or in the company

For more information or to discuss in total confidence please call Glenda Reddington on 02890 323333

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