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Production Manager

Production Manager

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Techniche Global

Techniche are supporting a world’s largest polymer foams manufacturer with appointing a new Deputy Production Manager. The company specialise in production of polymer foam products, to any type of industry including construction, packing, mattresses, sport shoes etc. They operate on a Panama Shift pattern.
As a Deputy Production Manager you will coordinate and control all aspects of an area of the business unit, and provide leadership and support to develop a high-performing production team, with a culture of delivery and continuous improvement through effective management. 

  • Lead and manage the production team within your area of responsibility, supporting and developing individuals within your team to maximise performance metrics and ensure that relevant training and development is maintained; 
  • Manage labour and resources in conjunction with the production schedule, providing daily report on CQD, detailing exceptions and actions. 
  • Support continuous improvement, problem solving and process improvement activities within manufacturing. 
  • Assist with the introduction of; new products, equipment, procedures and processes. 
  • Work closely with all departments within Manufacturing to maximise performance. 
  • Work with senior managers to develop departmental strategy and policy to meet business goals. 
  • Ensure all equipment and tooling is maintained to minimise waste and downtime; conducting daily, weekly, monthly, inspections and audits as required. 
  • Identify and communicate areas for improvement. 


  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position within a manufacturing environment 
  • Working knowledge of the monitoring and control of resources to achieve daily schedules. 
  • Some knowledge of continuous improvement techniques 
  • A clear understanding of OHSE requirements  
  • Experience of managing people  
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills  
  • Proven communication and influencing skills 
  • A proactive approach teamed with sound problem solving skills 
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft packages and bespoke manufacturing software 


  • Up to £52,500 pa
  • Company Profit Share Bonus scheme
  • Pension matched up to 6%
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible Working policy
  • Reward scheme

For more information call Artur at Techniche Global.

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Plant Management
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Greater London
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