Production Manager

Production Manager – Kings Lynn – £40,000-£45,000

Production Manager and change advocate required to join a global manufacturing organisation based in Kings Lynn to support the business through the upcoming phases of change and improvement.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role will have responsibility to organise, analyse and continually improve performance within the company, managing a team of 25, including 2 Team Leaders.

This role would suit someone who has held one of the following job titles; Manufacturing Manager, Works Manager, Shift Manager, Cell Leader, or similar. All successful candidates must be champions of change processes and lead by example. They must also have strong people management skills and have managed teams of 25 people or more in previous roles.

The Package:

Salary – up to £45,000

Working Hours – 8:00am to 16:30 Monday-Thursday 8:00 -13:00 Friday

Bonus Scheme

Pension -10% company contribution

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Medicare Cash Plan

Relocation package offered

The Role:

  • Ensuring that procedures and standardized work are followed and developed in-line with the objectives of the Operations Manager.
  • Managing production operations within the department.
  • Ensuring that cells / area deliver products and financial results according to plan.
  • Driving effective and open communication through daily management meetings and monthly departmental meetings with all employees
  • Leading, driving and managing structured and continuous improvements in cells.
  • Owning all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety in the production areas.
  • Support new product and process introduction
  • Completion of all production documentation.
  • Actively promote, lead and manage change.
  • Promote health and safety on-site.


  • Must have a strong people management background.
  • Must have experience implementing change or lean manufacturing processes within an organisaiton, ideally with working knowledge of 5S.
  • Must have worked for a manufacturing organization previously, ideally with experience of precision engineering and related processes.

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Norfolk
Job titleProduction Manager
Salary £40000 - £45000
Consultant Samantha McStravick
Consultant Phone 02392816918
Consultant Email
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