Area Manager- Manufacturing

Production Manager - Permanent opportunity in manufacturing

Your new company
Our client, a manufacturing company, are recruiting an experienced Area Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

Your new role
  • Ensure health & safety, quality and environmental matters / KPI’s are reached through the immediate challenge of any unsafe behaviours / observations and ensure appropriate processes are followed and completed.
  • Complete near miss/accident investigations with rigour and urgency.
  • Take charge of role calls during emergencies and ensure other routine H&S checks /audits / inspections / assessments are carried out when required.
  • Manage and coach teams assigned to you by the Business Unit Managers
  • Immediately address any potential conflict and ensure issues are appropriately investigated and escalated
  • Ensure RTWs are fully completed, and any timekeeping issues or abuse of breaks are logged
  • Challenge Team Leads and Operators to achieve their targets while coordinating appropriate support.
  • Assist with coordination of Quality and Maintenance teams on shift to maximise efficiency
  • Ensure all departments maximise their performance and are coordinated in line with business priorities.
  • Identify opportunities for training and development and help coordinate this in line with agreed plans
  • Undertake Bi-Annual appraisals and HR procedures/disciplinary / investigations when required
  • Ensure that MPSs and Quality procedures are followed, and audit schedules adhered to
  • Co-Ordinate all Quality Resources (people and equipment) as required
  • Ensure non-conforming products are investigated and appropriately dealt with
  • Establish root causes of any scrap or rework issues and suggest corrective action plans
  • Co-ordinate with Maintenance Team in response to any breakdowns onsite and escalate as required
  • Co-ordinate with Maintenance Team with respect to PPM schedule adherence
  • Ensure all tool changes are reviewed in detail and investigations conducted into any substandard performance
  • Ensure adherence to TPM schedule and escalate any issues
  • Ensure cells adhere to production and despatch schedules, meeting times and standards, assigned by the BUM
  • Prioritise resources of multiple cells and support functions to ensure customer demands are met in line with business priorities.
  • Ensure internal supply chains operate efficiently, to Quality standards and resolve any associated issues
  • Monitor WIP and Stock levels as requested
  • Understand and challenge teams on compliance to standard metrics e.g. Cost, efficiency, 5S, Scrap etc
  • Ensure SFT, TVF, Handovers, Reports or other tools designed for the development of the company and its people are fully utilised
  • Assist in the accurate recording/population/analysis of data as required
  • Constructively challenge and ensure actions are taken onboard to achieve targets while providing support for teams and individuals to deliver
  • Initiate, contribute to and co-ordinate business Improvement projects

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years manufacturing management experience, preferably gained within a highly regulated environment
Staff management experience

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary
Paid leave

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job type:
Working Pattern
Manufacturing & Production
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Fiona McAlea, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Belfast

5th Floor, Donegall House, Donegall Square North

Telephone: 02890446911

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