Department Manager (Manufacturing)


£competitive, Bilborough area

Our client is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Department Manager to join their team, responsible for training, motivating and supporting a team of Production Operatives in the day to day operations of the department. You will work closely with the Production Manager to deliver outstanding service performance and improve all the KPI’s within the department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all KPI’s in your department (productivity, quality, service, yield / waste)
  • Understanding of quality standards both internal and external
  • Instil a culture of continuous improvement
  • Coaching, motivating and mentoring of Team Leaders
  • Maintain discipline within your department and adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Ensure all Return to Work interviews are carried out in a professional and timely manner
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Performance reviews
  • Inductions, training and development

Skills / Experience / Attributes
The ideal candidate should demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Manufacturing background
  • Experience of (or at least an understanding) LEAN tools & practises
  • Must possess a continous improvement mindset
  • Possess strong and proven leadership and inter-personal skills
  • Organised and efficient with excellent time management
  • Possess a high level of enthusiasm as well as self confidence
  • Communicates effectively in all areas of the business
  • Have the ability to analyse data and report logical conclusions
  • Strong Excel skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build good working relationships
  • Positive and approachable

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.