Harrison Scott Associates

Manufacturing Director

Location
Kent
Salary
£70/80k pa plus Executive Package
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Ref
J3618
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Client actively seeks an experienced Manufacturing Director to concentrate on Process efficiency Improvements.     

Equal consideration will be given to those at Operations Director / General Manager level who have experience of working in a Company that supplies the Food Sector, our client is a highly dynamic Labels Company who are looking for a 'Lean Manufacturing Supremo'  

The Role:

The chosen candidate will be required to drive and develop all print production operations, enhance the customer experience, drive efficiency and enable new product opportunities.

You will work closely with the Managing Director in collaboration with fellow directors from Commercial and Marketing, driving continued growth and internal systems to greater efficiency.

As  Manufacturing Director, you will lead a team of departmental managers and production staff, Job Management, Pre-Press, Wide Format, Digital Printing, Offset Printing, Finishing, Bindery, Fulfilment, Stock and Delivery.

Key Responsibilities / Performance Requirements:

• Lead the team daily with a pragmatic determination to complete and finish projects to plan and KPI
• Issues should be removed completely rather than managed daily by engineering or development of the client’s solutions, including, lean process, machinery, MIS, workflow, bespoke software, training, personal development or recruitment.
• Collaborate closely with the business and customers to understand overall market requirements and help translate strategic and product priorities into robust production solutions
• Develop and manage relationships with equipment, technology and supply chain partners.
• Provide a production solution product which internal and external customers trust and enjoy
• Identify, develop or deliver production solutions
 
Areas of responsibility
• Lean, process engineering and automation
• Training and staff development
• Resource planning and cost management
• Contract and supplier management
• Installation and facility management 
• Operator Performance
• Colour Management
• ISO Management
• Logistics  

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