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Head of Manufacturing

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Up to £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package


Job Title: Head of Manufacturing

Salary & Benefits: £55,000 plus Bonus and excellent benefits package inc. Private Medical Insurance, Group Income Protection, Dental Insurance, Travel Insurance and more

Location: High Wycombe

Industry: Electronic Manufacturing within the Water Treatment Technology Industry providing complete solutions for water treatment and innovating in key areas such as sustainable development.

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated Head of Manufacturing , required to be responsible for managing the production methods and productivity of the Assembling Teams .

Head of Manufacturing

  • Requirements:

Strong manufacturing background (instrumentation, even BtoC environment) Educated to degree level (preferably Masters) in a relevant engineering /manufacturing discipline or equivalent NVQ Level 7 qualification Experience on management within international context Qualification in Production methods including working in a LEAN manufacturing environment Knowledge of the latest manufacturing methods, processes and procedures Selfmotivated, conscientious and organised Familiarity with low to medium volumes of electro/mechanical products Preferably a Fellow or Chartered Member of an industry related Professional Body Experience of operating and influencing at a senior management level Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against manufacturing deadlines Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets Resilient, selfmotivated and able to work well under pressure Good communication skills, ability to manage a diverse workforce Open to travel globally and sometimes this may be with short notice

Head of Manufacturing

  • Responsibilities:

As Head of Manufacturing, you will be responsible for managing the production methods and productivity of the assembling teams The role will primarily focus on Production activity with Lean methods May be required to travel globally and sometimes this may be with short notice To implement a customer focused operational culture delivering world class customer service levels To implement best practice manufacturing strategies, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance To contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on manufacturing activities To ensure that manufacturing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets To report on Manufacturing activities on a regular basis to the Senior Management team Ensuring accurate and timely reporting of the relevant Key Performance Indicators To contribute to the overall business strategy and annual budget process To take ownership of the production policy, guidelines and any associated documents To initiate and develop creative and innovative production processes To provide leadership to departments under control and coach, mentor and develop direct reports Manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions To ensure that Environmental, Health and Safety, manufacturing and quality standards and procedures are adhered to To review environmental strategies that impact on future ways of operating and ensure implementation where possible

If you would like to be considered for this Head of Manufacturing role, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

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