Production Manager

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Production Manager - Automation - Technical - Mechanical Engineering - Essex A global technical manufacturing business is looking to recruit an ambitious and career-minded Production Manager to take up a new role created by the expansion of their Essex-based Manufacturing Facility. This role will be working days, Monday to Friday. As Production Manager, you will be reporting straight to the Production Director and be responsible for a team of up to 50 skilled operatives and engineers, with a number of team leaders as your direct reports. You will control the assembly of complex high-mix, low-volume products and ensure that day-to-day scheduling is as efficient as possible. A large part of this role will be driving continuous improvement in the facility, especially as the business is currently going investing in a series of process and equipment changes to accompany this. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a highly experienced Production Manager with a background in technical engineering or manufacturing. A formal qualification at Degree level in engineering is strongly preferred, and you will need to be able to demonstrate a track record of successful continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing projects along with experience of low volume, high mix products. This role is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing global company in a keystone position for their UK business. To apply now, please send your CV via the link today. Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at This job was originally posted as