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Production Manager

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Manufacturing & Production

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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    Emma Bryan


Reporting to the Operations Director you will have full autonomy to manage the day to day Production of an Aerospace Plant in the North West. This is a senior leadership position in a key site for the group and you will manage across all Production, Engineering, Manufacturing and MPL operations. Responsibilities will include:

  • The day to day will predominantly focus on driving performance, providing clear strategy and direction

  • Lead the manufacturing function within budget and output targets to meet customer requirements and standards

  • Full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met

  • Team management and development

  • Drive Process and Continuous Improvement & OEE

  • Identify business improvement

  • Plan production in line with customer expectations

  • Deliver KPIs according to production output requirements including delivery and quality & minimising costs

  • Manage NPI and project plans

  • Budget responsibility

  • Attend and lead meetings

  • Reporting and presentations both verbally and written

  • Create plans to continuously strive to meet or exceed contractual arrangements

  • Work with other Production Managers to modify, improve, refine standard operating procedures

  • Optimise performance, cost effectiveness and maintain control of the cost base

  • Identify, manage and implement route causes corrective action to drive improvements



  • Aerospace

  • 5 years+ Production management experience

  • Precision experience

  • Lean experience

  • Proven track record of managing large teams

  • Implementing performance management procedures

  • Lead, motivate and challenge a team

  • Managing robust teams

  • Supporting business growth

  • Achieving Manufacturing and Production output targets and delivery, coaching and training


Our client is a global leading Aerospace manufacturer enjoying a period of expansion and growth. There are opportunities for those that deliver within the wider group and exceptional development and training plans on offer

They are looking for ambitious, experienced and driven professionals who can come in and hit the ground running.


  • £50,000

  • Days

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