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Production Manager

England, West Midlands, Coventry
11 Jan 2018
25 Jan 2018
Bladon Jets
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Production Manager looking for a challenging and rewarding new role, within an exciting and dynamic Company?

Bladon Jets are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join our dedicated team in Coventry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative engineering Company, and use your skills and extensive knowledge within a supportive, engaging environment.

The Production Manager is responsible for delivering the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Inventory targets for the factory.

The right candidate will be expected to take a key role within the Company's improvement processes to ensure best practice and standardisation throughout, at a pivotal time for the Company. Key to the success of the applicant will be the ability to draw on extensive experience within a Lean Manufacturing organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Inventory targets for the factory
  • Ownership of the production operating system
  • Team staffing and development. Direct, hands on management and development of the production operatives
  • Partner with the cross functional teams in developing a new production line from prototype to volume
  • Integral part of the SIOP process. Develop the capacity model and ensure capacity meets demand
  • Ensure successful new product introductions that meet launch targets
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement activities for the function

Production Manager | Management | Operations | Lean Manufacturing | JIT | Prototype | Turbine

Essential Skills:


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Minimum 5 years in an operations management role
  • Significant experience within a Lean Manufacturing environment - ideally Automotive or Aerospace, including familiarity with Just In Time manufacture
  • Experience in delivering capital projects
  • 6 Sigma / Lean certification
  • High level of familiarity with SAP would be advantageous
  • Degree qualified, preferably within an Engineering discipline or equivalent


About Company:



Bladon Jets is a world leader in micro gas turbines, a new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production.


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