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Production Manager (Fabrication) (J12201)



£28,000 - 32,000/annum + benefits

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Greater Manchester -- Eccles

Job Type

23 October 2017

Due to continued expansion and investment, our engineering / manufacturing client based in Eccles is currently looking for a Production Manger with fabrication experience to join their team on a permanent basis.

Role - Helping run a busy steel fabrication facility, reporting into the Production Director.
Salary - This position pays between £28K-£32K depending on experience + benefits
Hours - 07:30am to 16:30pm Monday to Friday

Main Responsibilities:
- Managing a busy fabrication facility with responsibility for 20 staff incorporating fabricators, metal dressers, forming and assembly staff
- Managing the day to day running of all production responsibilities including work allocation, process times and scheduling
- Ensuring products are fabricated to customer specifications, industry standards and to apportioned deadlines
- Coordinating with external partners such as powder coaters and steel suppliers
- Strong focus on H&S and ensuring the companies compliance to exacting standards including ensuring workers are compliant to expected protocols
- Implementing processes and working practices
- Resolving production bottlenecks and ensuring works run to timely schedules

Person Required :
- Must have strong management skills with a proven ability of leading people
- Must have a highly developed knowledge of fabrication skills, welding, dressing, assembly within a fabrication environment
- Must be able to schedule work, liaise with suppliers and ensure the correct parts are available
- Must be dynamic to transcend between shop floor based and white collar office responsibilities
- A strong knowledge of architectural fabrication and the light fabrication sector would be highly beneficial
- The ability to lead continuous improvements including time analysis, time and motion and shop floor development activities
- Clear leadership and direction is a must
- The ability to police production and drive the workforce towards the achievement of set tasks is a crucial element to the role
- Must be standard driven
- Candidates must be Time Served in a fabrication or sheet metal discipline (or similar)

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving company that is growing within the niche market it operates in.

Pleae apply on line for this role or by contacting Marc Crumley at Bamford Contract Services on 01706 863 704 or email your CV to

Contact information

Andy Guthrie