Production Manager

Production Manager

I’m recruiting a Production Manager to join a fast-growing manufacturer in Gloucester.

The successful applicant may have had experience as a Production Manager, Production Supervisor, Senior Production Engineer, Works Manager, Shift Manager, Manufacturing Manager or similar.

The Role

  • Working with internal teams to hire new members of staff for the manufacturing team
  • Ensuring safety, quality, and productivity requirements/standards are met
  • Positively reinforcing group values which includes a safety-first culture.
  • Effectively managing a new manufacturing team
  • Travel to the other sites as required.
  • Efficiently managing the production resources & employees
  • Setting and delivering manufacturing goals and objectives in collaboration with the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Control of manufacturing resources to achieve maximum productivity and material utilisation
  • Ensure strict compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures with particular reference to
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments e.g. HSE, Quality, Engineering
  • Conducting employee performance reviews and managing employee performance.
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties that may be requested from time to time


  • Experience in a similar leadership role within manufacturing environment (Production Manager, Production Supervisor, Senior Production Engineer, Works Manager, Shift Manager, Manufacturing Manager or similar)
  • Knowledge of CI/Six Sigma methodologies
  • Experience managing production operatives, project engineers or similar
  • Experience managing teams through periods of transition (growth, site moves etc.)


* Salary circa £50,000
* 26 days of annual leave + bank holidays
* 3% Employer Pension Contribution
* Income protection scheme
* Private medical cover

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Location Gloucestershire
Job titleProduction Manager
Salary £45000 - £50000
Consultant James Porteous
Consultant Phone 023 9400 4726
Consultant Email
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