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Production Manager

Salary: 35,000-40,000Start date: ASAPLocation: UttoxeterContract type: Permanent

Job description

Location: Bramshall, Uttoxeter

Salary: £35,000-£40,000 negotiable

The Company

A highly successful customer focused family business employing around 100 employees and we have over 35 years’ experience supplying quality industrial finishes to UK industry. This extensive manufacturing site includes an electro-coating facility, box ovens, paint spray booths all supported by a quality and technical department. Our work is used in a wide range of applications from heavy earth moving equipment to small batches in the automotive sector.  The past 5 years has seen a programme of significant investment in processes, equipment and technology all of which has resulted in new products and services and a growth in sales to new and existing customers and the development of new market opportunities.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a production manager to oversee several areas of the business, a can do target driven attitude will be required from the outset with great ideas and strong, leadership skills.

You will be from either a fast-paced logistics or production background.

You'll be responsible for managing  several head of department and all direct staff.  To ensure the smooth running of the production process you will ensure that all products are produced to the correct specifications and within deadlines to achieve the customer requirements.


The Role

As a production manager you will be adept at completing daily standard tasks to a routine which is designed to reduce reactive work and maintain a disciplined approach to area management.

Leader: Its essential you are confident motivating a team and inspiring others to do well and focus on achieving consistent performances.

5S approach to area management – Ensuring all team leaders and members your are organised and under control is essential to the success of the business.

Quality of Product - Adherence to Quality Assurance (QA) processes and implement continual improvement activities to reduce the level of internal errors.

The Person

To be successful you’ll have a few years experience in a similar production/logistics environment. You must be able to work using your own initiative and have strong organisational, planning, delegation and demonstrable people and task management skills.

Important core values:

Can Do – Will Do 

We respect our customers by going the extra mile.  We solve our customers’ problems as a priority.


We are proud of our team and our environment.  We work together to build a safer and better place to work.

Raising the Bar

We strive to increase the customer satisfaction by challenging our own standards every day and working to improve them for the benefit of the customer and the business.   


We respect everyone regardless of position and look after them to make the environment a safe and pleasant place to be.  By treating everyone right, we create the conditions for success.

See it - Change it

We see opportunities for change and strive to make them happen.  By doing so, we promote health, safety and efficiency to help drive the business forward.


To apply

Submit your CV and Covering Letter stating clearly how you meet the requirements of the role.


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