Production Shift Manager
  • Permanent
  • Hounslow
  • Double Days  
  • Salary £45,000 - £52,000
  • Benefits include: Generous Pension Scheme up to 8% match, Life Assurance, Free Parking
  • Relocation Assistance available
An exciting opportunity has become available to join a globally recognised manufacturer which is going through a major growth phase with their order book growing year on year 
Reporting to the Operations Director, the Production Shift Manager will lead a team of approximately 50 Engineering/Production staff and also temporary agency labour/contractors covering Morning and Afternoon shift system
The Production Shift Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of Production, Production planning, raw material, quality and training & development of personnel.
Responsibilities as Production Shift Manager:
  • Training and development of Engineering personnel to optimise maximum potential of individuals
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured according to customer specifications and are completed and delivered to the customer on time and to budget
  • Undertake Lean / Continuous Improvement activities including cellular manufacturing processes, kaizen, costing, Kanban and process analysis to improve all processes, procedures, operations and methods
  • Quality Management to retain quality accreditations and ensure QMS are up to date
  • Manage resource levels effectively to ensure project timelines are met
Experience / Qualifications required:
  • Experience in a Production/Manufacturing Management role in an injection moulding/plastics manufacturing environment  
  • Recognised Management qualification, e.g., ILM Level 5 or equivalent
  • Lean Sig Sigma Certification OR extensive experience in deployment of lean manufacturing techniques, process improvements and pro-active quality management
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Lean manufacturing production techniques, process improvements and quality management working to ISO9001 / OHSAS 18001 standards.
Job reference: 1235
How to Apply:
Contact Stuart Williams at Micron Recruitment on 01527 759120 / 07928 458540, or simply click to apply.
Due to the sheer volume of applications, we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days, please deem your application as unsuccessful.  
Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.
Micron Recruitment is working as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.