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Job - (Interim) Production Manager in Widnes

Widnes, Cheshire, North West, England
£0 - £0 Per year
Job type
Management Jobs
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Posted on
30 Sep 2016
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About the Role:


To manage day-to-day manufacturing operations at the Widnes Site.


Safety, Health and Environment

* Ensure that all operations are in accordance with site and legislative EHS standards.
* Be the production champion of safe systems of work including the issuing of general PTW and ancillary permits such as Hot work and confined space entry.
* Take part in Key Safe Procedure audits and co-ordinate actions arising.
* Organisation of permits during plant overhauls.
* Drive continuous improvement in housekeeping and champion 5S initiatives on the plant.
* Assist the EHS Manager in developing EHS policies and procedures.
* Champion a zero injury culture amongst the production teams.

Production Management

* Provide line management for the shift manufacturing teams including performance and absence management.
* Manage day-to-day plant operations to meet productivity, quality and cost targets.
* Develop operating procedures and working practices in line with safety legislation, business needs and quality standards.
* Develop and deliver individual and team development and succession plans in line with business needs.
* Ensure that all staff are appropriately trained for their job roles.
* Management and reporting of production related KPIs.
* Lead the investigation into OEE losses, be they availability, rate or quality with the goal of driving them to zero.
* Assemble the weekly and monthly production plan in conjunction with the Sales team to ensure that Supply, Demand and inventory levels are balanced for all products.
* Stand in for Site Manager when required.


* Interface with the Maintenance and Engineering functions to ensure smooth execution of preventative and reactive maintenance and capital projects.
* Production liaison for overhaul planning activities.
* Responsible for operational aspects of plant overhauls (cleaning, shut-down and start-up).


* Lead the investigation of deviations from normal process conditions with a focus on finding and addressing root cause.
* Be a champion for continuous improvement.
* Work with the Quality Manager to investigate customer complaints and other quality issues.


* A degree in Chemistry or Engineering or significant chemical industry experience.
* A hands-on individual with an ability to drive forward improvement activities, whilst maintaining a positive working atmosphere across the manufacturing operation.
* Significant experience managing large teams in a chemical manufacturing environment.
* Capability of achieving cultural change within an organisation.
* Effective communication and presentation skills.
* Effective influencing skills at all levels of an organisation from shop floor to senior management level.
* Experience of administering safe systems of work (eg. PTW, hot work, confined space entry)
* Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Environment, Health and Safety regulations.
* Experience of ISO 9001.
* A strong focus on process and occupational safety.


* Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard. Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging.
* Composure - Is cool under pressure. Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough.
* Conflict Management - Good at focussed listening. Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities. Can find common ground and get co-operation with minimum noise.

* Managerial Courage - Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said. Provides current, direct, complete and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others.
* Motivating others - Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility.

* Drive for results - Steadfastly pushed self and others for results. Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully. Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers.


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