JOB TITLE: Production Manager (Electronics / MRP)

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : West Yorkshire
Job Reference : 6786 Job Category : Manufacturing and Production
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 17/06/2010
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £50000 per annum
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Production Manager required with MRP implementation experience for electronics company based in West Yorkshire/

Job Description

Production manager, ideally with an electronics industry background and with prior experience of MRP implementation required for our client company based in Bradford. This is a well established business that is going through a period of expansion (As is their sector as a whole) and as such, this new production manager role has been created to oversee the production facility (Around 20 operatives) and in effect, "Pull the production based operational functions together".

Essential Requirements:

You should be a commercially experienced production manager, and preference will be given to applicants from the electronics industry. You should have exposure to ISO9001 implementation and knowledge of ISO 40001.

The company are currently researching options for the implementation of a new MRP system and they would expect the new production manager to play a key role in the implementation of this system. Due to this, prior MRP experience / knowledge is essential and if you have worked within a business as they go through an MRP system implementation, this will be classed as a real advantage.

A solid working knowledge of H&S is essential as is experience of managing teams within a manufacturing environment.

Experience of sub contractor management is essential.

Desirable Requirements:

Experience in an electronics design/manufacturing environment
Experience of implementing new MRP system
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing but eclectic in approach
Experience of implementing ISO 40001
Experience of setting up international joint ventures
Electronics background/qualifications

Production manager summary:

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Production Manager, experience within the electronics industry would be particularly desirable although not absolutely necessary. Computer literacy is essential especially with regard to packages for Order Processing, scheduling, stock control, shop floor data capture, MRP etc. A very high level of communication skills will be required as the person will be required to manage a team of people, and also liaise with outside bodies such as sub-contractors. Ability to work under own initiative and take full responsibility for Production is essential. The role involves working as part of a team which determines Company strategy so the candidate will be required to understand the role that production has in the overall strategy of the Company and bring something to the table from past experience. The role will also involve working as part of team to manage the day to day operations of the Company.

Permanent role, Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30am so no shifts.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.

Job Keywords

MRP, Production Management, Electronics

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Manufacturing and Production recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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