Production Manager

East Manchester

£35,000 - £42,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-time

28th June 2022

An opportunity has become available for a Production Manager to join a specialist manufacturer based in East Manchester. You’ll be joining a leading innovator of specialist industrial equipment that supplies a broad range of industries including defence, oil & gas, and pharmaceuticals.

The ideal candidate for this role would be an experienced and hands-on Production Manager who is required to supervise all production related activities from the fabrication of punched steel components to the assembly of medium voltage.


What’s on offer?

  • £35,000 – £42,000 per annum
  • Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm (37.5 hours per week)
  • 25 days annual leave with yearly increase plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme 3% – 6%
  • Free onsite parking


What will you be doing as a Production Manager?

  • Supervising a shop floor of approximately 10 multiskilled electrotechnical engineers
  • Maintaining internal controls over production planning and dispensing duties
  • Taking responsible for production cost control, safety, and quality
  • Liaising between departments particularly engineering, fabrication, and assembly
  • Taking an active part in material procurement and control
  • Training and leading shop floor operators


What do you need?

  • Proven background in Electrical or Mechanical engineering
  • Previous experience in a relevant production manager position or industry
  • Level 3 or 5 CIPS or IOSCM or relevant training
  • Solid IT skills, including proficiency in manufacturing resource planning packages
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A problem solver and a team player attitude
  • The ability to multi-task and plan workflow
  • Previous experience with switch gears would be an advantage


If you’re a hands-on and experienced production manager who is looking for a career within manufacturing, then apply now for consideration or speak with Adam at KPJ Group for more information.

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