Job Description

Production Manager 

MacKenzie King are delighted to be recruiting a Production Manager for an innovative, and ambitious business based in central Colchester. This exciting role will suit someone with a background in manufacturing, with a keen eye for planning, coordination and a good understanding of budgets. As a Production Manager, you will oversee the production process, coordinating all production activities and operations. You will also be heavily involved in people and resource management.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and draw up a production schedule.
  • Decide on and order the resources that are required and ensure stock levels remain adequate.
  • Select equipment and take responsibility for its maintenance.
  • Set the quality standards.
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed.
  • Monitor productivity rates and product standards and implement quality control programmes.
  • Organise the repair of any damaged equipment.
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies, e.g., suppliers, managers, clients.
  • Ensure customer orders are completed on time and to budget and that quality standards and targets are met.
  • Work with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals.
  • Collate and analyse data, putting together production reports for both factory managers and customers.
  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers.
  • Review worker performance and identify training needs.

This is a great career opportunity for the right candidate to have a very positive impact within a small production team, working with a company that supports and develops growth within their industry.