Production Manager Letchworth Garden City (PR-33917462)

Location: Letchworth Garden City, England, United Kingdom
Salary: Benefits Package
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
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Production Manager Letchworth Garden City £Highly Competitive Salary & Package

  • Are you a Production Manager / Manufacturing Manager / Operations Manager?
  • Do you have Operations, Manufacturing or Production Management experience within an Engineering, Manufacturing, Production Environment?
  • Do you have proven managenent experience in driving & implementing lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools / techniques to deliver World Class?
  • Do you want to work for a Global Engineering & Manufacturing Company who place their people at the heart of everything they do?

If so, then please see below....

Production Manager Letchworth Garden City £Highly Competitive Salary & Package

Progressive Engineering and a Global Engineering & Manufacturing Company, specialising in Engineered Solutions for Industrial Applications are looking to recruit a Production Manager on a staff basis for their Engineering & Manufacturing HQ in the Letchworth Garden City area (Hertfordshire), owing to succession planning within the business.

Reporting into the Operations Director, the Production Manager will be instrumental in delivering World-Class Manufacturing Operations and have full responsibility for end-to-end operations & management of a Value Stream (Order Receipt - Manufacturing - Customer Shipping), including direct responsibility for operations personal & ensuring that KPI's for Quality, Delivery, Cost & Growth are met.

Role & Responsibilities of Production Manager:

  • Create a vision and plans to transform the value stream to drive improved safety, quality, delivery and productivity
  • Develop and execute plans to ensure continuous improvement of all process
  • Ensure that safety, quality, delivery, cost and growth KPI's are achieved
  • Develop and implement a technology roadmap for the value stream to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce employee burden
  • Ensure full compliance with all applicable safety standards and rules
  • Overall responsibility for a team of circa 75 (incl. supervisors, team leaders, process engineering, production planning & operators)
  • Work closely with other business areas (Product Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Sales & HR) to ensure a "whole-team" approach is taken to achieving daily, weekly and monthly sales targets.
  • Coordination of forecasting processes and planning resources appropriate to the expected workload, balancing capacity with demand
  • Effectively manage & deliver Health, Safety and Welfare standards
  • Drive high levels of employee engagement and involvement across the Value Stream

For this Production Manager role, my client is looking a Production Manager with the following Skills, Qualification & Experience:

  • Holds HNC / HND / Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Production
  • Previous experience as a Production Manager / Manufacturing Operations Manager / Operations Manager within an Engineering, Manufacturing or Production environment (Engineered Products), operating at a senior level within a structured organization.
  • Proven leadership & people management experience, leading, managing, mentoring and developing teams (both direct & indirect reports - matrix structure) within a Manufacturing or Production environment
  • Proven experience driving & implementing lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools / techniques to deliver World Class Manufacturing (ideally holding LEAN accreditation and/or formal training) and meet / exceed KPI's, LEAN / CI Targets for profitable growth

For the successful Production Manager, a highly competitive salary and benefits package is on offer and this Production Manager role is commutable from Hitchin, Letchworth, Luton, Royston, Bedford, Milton Keynes, St Neots, Huntingdon, St Albans, Stevenage, Hatfield, Hertford, Ware & Epping.

To be considered for this Production Manager role, please apply via the link below.

To find out more about Progressive Recruitment please visit

Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales

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