Production Line Manager

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 905692
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Just Recruitment are currently recruiting for 2 Production Line Managers to join a leading global manufacturing site in Sudbury, Suffolk. 

The role will be within a manufacturing team of approximately 130 people, leading a sub-team of approximately 20 people to support market growth. Within this position you will have opportunity to develop as an individual within and beyond the role. 

2 shift patterns available -
6.00am - 6.00pm Thursday - Saturday
1.00pm - 10pm Monday - Thursday, working alternate Fridays.

To operate as a Line Manager for a production area driving and owning the production cells to ensure: 

  • To investigate any EHS incident raised within the area to drive to a Zero Harm culture 
  • Lead the quality metrics - including first time pass rate, regulatory compliance, defining & adherence to procedures 
  • Ensure production plans are adhered to - including labour resourcing, line efficiency
  • Manage production cells focusing on Quality and throughput with effective planning, of people, equipment and materials. 
  • The development of people and the performance of the teams including training, coaching, absence management. 
  • To supervise a team of staff working in the instrument production area.
  • With responsibility for all day to day activities, PMP, training, development and disciplinary requirements 
  • Perform first line manager responsibilities for the cell working with other key departments including Quality, EHS and engineering. 
  • Lead Problem Solving within the area 
  • Driving & leading a Continuous Improvement approach Support the site Lean journey

 What do I need to qualify for this role? 

The client would like to see key achievements completed within your current and previous job roles.

Showing examples and demonstrating the below: 

  • Proven leadership skills, a strong organiser and motivator who is able to communicate effectively with your team peer and senior Managers
  • You will need to possess a positive attitude and display the ability to identify solutions to problems
  • Experience in managing manual manufacturing processes is required and the ability to drive ownership within the teams

If you feel the above vacancy matches your skill-set and experience, please contact us to discuss in more detail.

Contact Shannon Mills to talk about this role on 01787 881962