AIRWAYS OPTICAL - SOUTHAMPTON
£40,000 - £50,000 Competitive Remuneration Package
Reporting to the Manufacturing Director, as Production Manager you will be responsible for driving a best-in-class operation, continually striving for excellence in terms of safety, quality, service, productivity and costs. Whilst demonstrating a strong commitment to developing a flexible, multi skilled and engaged workforce.
You will demonstrate the ability to question the status quo. Have an enquiring mind, highlighting and assisting the team to identify the root cause of issues and manage the implementation of solutions, driving continuous improvement.
It goes without saying that you will have significant experience in lean manufacturing principles, from a medium to high volume manufacturing environment. You will support R&D with the identification and implementation of new processes and have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will also demonstrate a natural passion and proven track record in leading high performing, passionate and engaged teams. A people centric business - you will need to empower, coach and lead direct and indirect reports as well as influencing and making an impact with cross-functional teams, peers, stakeholders and customers.
Ideally, you will have ISO9001 & ISO1401 systems knowledge and an Engineering degree with a mechanical bias would be an advantage.
This is a pivotal role and a superb, unique opportunity to join our client on the journey of growth and expansion.
If you believe you have the relevant experience, can demonstrate impressive key achievements in your career to date and are ambitious to drive personal, team and company success, then please apply for immediate consideration.