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Production Manager

Kent - Salary £50,000

We are seeking an experienced Production Manager to work for a successful manufacturer of low volume, high value electro/mechanical machinery.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the shop floor manufacturing operations. They will own all of the key process stages; reviewing incoming orders and from stock and supply chain arrangements bringing the necessary materials, parts and components together to enable equipment to be built. They will schedule, supervise and guide the activity of the team responsible for assembling the products and control arrangements for quality control, certification and export packing. From parts, to built tested equipment, ready to ship worldwide to an international customer base.

Key areas of responsibility:

•Reviewing stock and purchasing arrangements to ensure that appropriate parts kits are always on hand to support the make to order manufacturing of products.
•Planning and supervising product assembly operations, monitoring stock levels and maintaining production records.
•Support accurate financial control within the company via maintenance and management of stock records and work in progress calculations at month end and financial year end.

The Candidate

•A production Engineering professional with previous experience producing low volume high value capital equipment.
•Well organised and computer literate with good attention to detail.
•A competent user of simple software tools for planning and stock control purposes.
•Comfortable taking full responsibility for the day to day production of all products.
•A confident self-starter able to work on their own initiative when necessary.
•Literate & numerate with strong communication skills enabling effective communication at all levels within the organisation.
•Must hold a current UK drivers licence.
•Management/supervisory experience facilitating effective management and control of the teams responsible for building, testing and verifying products.

Salary: From £50k + benefits commensurate with experience

key words: production engineer production manager manufacturing manager engineering manager workshop manager mechanical engineer mechanical engineering manager electrical engineer factory manager

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