Engineering & Manufacturing

Production Manager

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: LMDP-27834
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Dan Parsons

Dan Parsons

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Job Description

We have a fantastic exclusive opportunity for a Production Manager with a continually growing West Yorkshire based manufacturing business. Supplying a range of well-known businesses with their products, our client is looking for an experienced Production Manager who can match their drive and ambition.

Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be given full autonomy to work as part of a small team in charge of a major operation within the business and take full responsibility of an independent site.

As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for:
- Working closely with Shift Managers to ensure the business is being fully optimised
- Continuous Improvement; ensuring that the businesses manufacturing processes are continually improving
- Managing day-to-day issues
- Taking full responsibility for; health & safety, production efficiency, customer service, product quality and raw material usage
- People management; ensuring Shift Production Managers have all the necessary tools to fulfil their role to their full potential
- Covering Shift Production Managers annual leave, this will include night shift cover

As a Production Manager, you will have:
- Hands-on management experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
- A proven track record in Continuous Improvement
- Formal qualifications or proven management experience
- An engineering background/experience
- The ability to manage a team
- Be able to work day shifts Monday – Friday with the occasion shift cover for Production Shift Managers

This is a great opportunity for a Production Shift Manager to join a continually growing manufacturing business as they strive to assert their dominance in the UK and overseas.

Elevation Recruitment Group’s Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and surrounding regions. For this role and similar Engineering & Manufacturing positions, visit
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