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01706 860070

Section Manager (J12472)



£14.78 - 14.78/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- South Yorkshire -- Hoyland

Job Type

23 April 2018

On behalf of our client, a large engineering company based in the Barnsley area, we are recruiting for a Section Manager to join their team on a Permanent Basis.

Section Manager
Based in Barnsley
Pay: £14.78
Hours: Mon - Thurs 7.30 - 16.30 and Friday 7.30 - 13.30

Overview of Role:
Provide day to day management of specified areas of the production facility.
To manage defined production areas, through equality of structured and agreed standards, as a management team of Production Section Managers within the operations business.

Main Purpose of Job:
To effectively manage and develop people, plant, layout and systems, to achieve both effective and efficient quality production within defined sectors of the operations business.

Main Tasks of Job:

  • Efficient organisation and utilisation of staff, including compliance with health and safety standards, skills flexibility, and commercial achievement of product quality, delivery and cost requirements. Measuring, reporting and managing key performance indicators;
  • Develop and maintain build quality to achieve outstanding customer satisfaction standards. Maintain full understanding and compliance of ISO 9001 / ISO14001 standards, plus assist in developing and maintaining effective procedures;
  • Maintain accurate records and transactions in all operations of the company's manufacturing system, including accurate stock transactions and cycle / stock checks;
  • Maintain a high standard of maintenance and housekeeping throughout the production function and warehouse facilities;
  • To support, implement and sustain continuous improvement through lean manufacturing techniques and philosophies throughout the complete production area, including single piece flow principles and removal of non-value added activities through each of the product / supply areas;
  • People / culture development and training in alignment with new methods / practices being introduced. Encourage and facilitate improvements promoted from the employee teams;
  • Ensuring company procedures are complied with, along with the thorough management of discipline, with an agreed comprehensive and structured methodology;
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties, and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation, this may include training and mentoring colleagues.
  • Cover all aspects of other line managers sectors when necessary (e.g. when absent).
  • Organise, Plan Weekend overtime ensuring all overtime is justifiable.
  • Oversee and ensure process adherence on Weekly Cycle checks

Qualifications & Experience:
Qualification in Manufacturing Engineering / Management to HNC standard or above and / or 5 years senior position in manufacturing;
Computer literate in Microsoft office and manufacturing software systems.


  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, including a good level of presentation skills (verbal & written), but focussed and summarised on a need to know basis where relevant;
  • Maintain a professional direct and indirect approach with all members of the company;
  • Credibility at all levels within the operations business. Focussed on the management of sectors within the operations business only;
  • Excellent man management skills, including the ability to act as a coach to the team and provide encouragement and support;
  • Decision making based on overall business requirements and best practice. Able to work to tight timescales and under pressure, whilst maintain a calm, prioritised and structured approach to all tasks / issues;
  • Self-motivated and task orientated.

If you have the relevent skills and experience, please send your CV to

Contact information

Wendy Coulson