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Factory Floor/ Production Manager

Factory Floor/ Production Manager

Job Overview

Job Ref No.:820 WX PM
Job Title:Factory Floor/ Production Manager
Job Type:Permanent
Experience RequiredProduction Management within the Window and Door manufacturing industry is essential
Qualifications RequiredDegree Qualified
Start Date31/03/2019

Job Description

Job Description

The Production Manager will oversee and control all production and technical activities on the production floor. To supervise, train, motivate and take appropriate action when necessary in the management of staff performance. Control materials in and out of the department.



• Maintain high-quality levels while promoting a quality-focused culture among the staff.
• Liaise with Quality department staff to ensure our own and customer standards are realised.
• Ensure all relevant documentation is filled out as per company procedures.
• Maintain and promote high standards of housekeeping.

Productivity / Output

• Achieving production plan/targets on a continuous base and hold daily production meetings.
• Reduce or increase headcount to meet capacity requirements in conjunction with the Operations manager.
• Prioritise work as changes occur throughout the week.
• Record accurate production and scrap figures.
• Reduce reject production levels and identify problematic processes.
• Record and report any process issues/changes that may arise.
• Ensure all materials/consumables required for production are in place and downtime is not caused as a result of absent materials or shortfalls.
• Increase productivity through continuous improvement and lean techniques.
• Set up clear process lines for product types.
• Ensure weekly KPI's are completed and analyze them with your team on a weekly basis, report to Operations manager on same.

Human Resources

• Maintain and promote a good working relationship between staff.
• Promote a teamwork culture within the department.
• Carry out performance reviews with your team.
• Monitor and control absenteeism and late arrivals.
• Ensure all operatives adhere to company health and safety policies procedures and instructions.
• In conjunction with HR/ Operations manager - hire and / or dismissal of staff where appropriate.

Health and Safety

• Responsible for the safety and training of all staff within the department.
• Ensure all staff are wearing PPE
• Log all accidents or near misses

Production Supervisor Requirements

• Production Management within the Window and Door manufacturing industry is essential
• Degree Qualified
• Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma working experience
• Basic Finance
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent Organisational skills
• Strong leadership qualities.
• Able to take responsibility and work on own initiative.
• A proven ability to train and develop a teamwork culture.
• Technical Skills Required
• A proven knowledge of process improvement. Preferably gained through a combination of education and work experience.
• Knowledge of a wide range of fabrication equipment and their respective capabilities
• Excellent computer skills.

Visa Compliance

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, our client, is not willing to go down the route of work permits/ visas/ sponsorship, therefore, all candidates must have permission to work in Ireland.

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