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Manufacturing Manager

£50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, Pension

Title: Manufacturing Manager

Salary: Up to £55K plus benefits

Based: Peterborough

Preferred Qualification: Degree qualified mechanical engineer, Apprenticeship or equivalent
 Supporting the Site Manager in delivery of the key metrics around SQCDP for the IBA processing plant, joining an already in place first line.
Manage your supervisors to help you meet yours and the business’ KPIs
 Taking direct responsibility for effective and efficient operation of the IBA processing plant.
 Responsible for the day to day supervision of staff, ensuring they stay safe and compliant in the workplace, whilst still being productive enough to deliver the business KPIs
 Ensuring that all personnel receive the appropriate training, counselling and understanding of all applicable procedures, risk assessments/SSOW and training
 Ensure adherence to and compliance with, both company standards and those of the 9001, 14001 and
45001 company accreditations.
 Control of headcount overall, ensuring holiday cover, sickness and training are balanced enough to maintain core numbers but not excessive enough to damage P&L.
 Conduct performance evaluations of all direct reports, managing poor performance as required.
 Working cross functionally to deliver, maintain and develop operating procedures and processes to ensure that plant uptime and
throughput is maximised.
Manage data collection, ensuring data is timely, accurate and reviewed for reporting purposes at intervals as agreed. Having insight into the message within that data to share opinion and where needed, corrective action.
 Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities to improve safety and efficiency.
 Implement a 5S style auditing system to improve plant organisation and housekeeping.
 Accurate reporting to the Managing Director and Engineering Manager.
 Supporting the business as required, maximising the use of your skills.
The successful candidate will:
 Have demonstrated strong management in a similar role within recycling or within heavy industry.
 Will have demonstrated core skills through the delivery of a safe, compliant and profitable value stream
 Have a strong personality and able to secure the respect of peers and subordinates alike.
 Be commercially minded and able to balance cost v return in an ever-changing environment
 Be able to bring experience in having teams problem solve, maintain and maximise plant availability
 Be driven to improve plant performance
 Have proven team management skills including shift working
 Be an strong communicator with good listening skills
 Have proven training and coaching skills
 Have strong time management skills to balance responsibilities
 Be able to introduce and enforce discipline across the workforce
 Hold the necessary site safety qualifications IOSH/NEBOSH
 Be IT literate and experienced in excel.
 Be willing to work in arduous conditions at times.

25 Days ( Standard Bank Holidays)
Company contribution pension scheme
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