Production Manager

Job Reference: WM – 2018

Location: Reading

Salary: Circa £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production Manager 


  • People management skills- health and safety/wellbeing
  • Key member of the continuous improvement team
  • Operator training utilising shift supervision
  • Tracks KPI’s to discover areas for improvement and monitor upgrades – OEE/Scrap/Quality
  • Optimises productivity by using Lean principles
  • Scheduling plant maintenance
  • Scheduling machine and equipment maintenance
  • Capacity planning working with the planners
  • Managing breakdowns and repairs
  • Control of mould tool maintenance and repairs, liaising with external parties/ suppliers as necessary
  • Maintain cleanliness within controlled environments
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements e.g. fire equipment
  • Optimises productivity by using Lean principles

About You:

  • Background within injection or extrusion moulding
  • Excellent analytical and math skills
  • Lean Manufacturing principles- strong understanding/implementation experience
  • Injection Moulding and tooling experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK