• Posted 11-05-2022

Production Manager

  • Aberdeenshire
  • £50-60,000 plus car and comprehensive benefits
  • Perm

What you will be doing:

  • Setup and implementation of a new manufacturing facility ensuring the safe, efficient and scalable manufacturing of own brand high quality, outstanding products.
  • Setup processes that that support continuous improvements for sustainability as the scale of the operation increases the objective is to reduce the impact on the planet.
  • Introduce and sustain the most efficient processes and control procedures to maintain a lean mentality across the business.  
  • Introduce and sustain a production lead time that is market leading, supporting sales growth through excellence in service to internal stakeholders.
  • Manage, report on and constantly seek to improve the end-to-end processes from goods receipt of raw material and components through manufacturing and assembly, storage, and dispatch
  • Work effectively with colleagues in sales and procurement to manage stock control and inventory planning in the most efficient way to cope with both growth and seasonal demand.
  • Undertake all PPM schedules to ensure the availability of all machinery and reduce impacts of downtimes.
  • Implement and own the H&S processes and procedures to protect staff and minimize risk to all stakeholders, keeping informed of all legislation and industry requirements, you will be responsible for all aspects of safety on the site.
  • Development, implement, report on and maintain QC of both processes, working practices and output.
  • Use the 5S principal to ensure a clean efficient working environment for all.
  • Manage the HR aspects of staff development, regular feedback, retention and recruitment as well as any required improvement plans or disciplinary actions.
  • Report to the senior leadership team on agreed KPI’s.

Your background:


Skills and Experience

  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and coaching skills
  • A hands-on manufacturing professional with a strong process background
  • A self-starter and an action oriented individual with the ability to prioritise
  • Honest, reliable, caring team player


  • Degree or equivalent in Industrial or manufacturing engineering
  • 3 – 5 years of experience within a lean manufacturing facility at a senior level
  • Working knowledge of ISO standards
  • Industry recognised H&S certificate
  • Although not essential previous experience or qualification in Lean Six Sigma principals would be beneficial.


  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Accuracy and very good attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills
  • Dedicated and Hardworking
  • Good communicator
  • Discretion
  • Team player
  • An ability to stay calm and tactful under pressure
  • Good time management


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