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Senior Production/Planning Manager

Site: Based Hitchin 

Ref: HN-PPM-1218

This is a key role within our business and as the Senior Production Manager you will have overall day to day responsibility for two manufacturing sites, including all manufacturing processes, people management and quality standards.  The key focus is on the success of the operations achieved by ensuring customer schedules and right first-time targets are met, whilst at the same time, ensuring productivity attainment and conformance to policies and procedures.

This role requires someone who is an excellent communicator and possesses a positive attitude; excellent leadership and management skills; is decisive and able to work with a sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines and adept at problem resolution.

As well as the above the candidate will require excellent project/manufacturing planning skills and be comfortable analysing statistical information and able to work and communicate at all levels of the business.

Key requirements:

  • Previous experience managing a team in a fast paced environment, preferably within the CEM industry.
  • Ability to support the Senior Management team in developing and implementing the company’s manufacturing strategy.
  • Proven track record of implementing Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Ability to lead change.
  • PC literate with good working knowledge of MS Office including MS Excel and MRP systems.