Production Manager Aspect Resources
Published: 15th October 2019
Job Type
Daniel Lowe
£55000 - £75000 Per Annum + Benefits


Production Manager

Location: West Yorkshire, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Heckmondwike

Salary: £Negotiable + benefits


My client is a leading tier 1/2 Automotive manufacturer with a turnover of a £billion +. They are looking for Senior Production/Manufacturing/Operations Manager who has extensive experience within the Automotive sector and equally versed in plant turnaround and change management. This is a key role within the business alongside the Plant Manager and Management Team.


  • To lead by example, identify and develop operational teams working in the boundaries of IATF16949, OHSAS18001 & ISO14001 requirements in conjunction with the business needs and it’s customers
  • To manage people in an open, communicative and motivational style, while respecting the needs and requirements of people, processes and customers
  • To lead internal auditing activities in line with IATF16949, OHSAS18001 & ISO14001 and the business needs
  • To identify, develop and implement first line temporary containment actions as to the needs of the business and customers
  • To identify and introduce continuous improvement and change in line with the business needs whilst respecting people, processes and procedures
  • To ensure processes are controlled within IATF16949, OHSAS18001 and ISO14001 requirements taking accountability for all operational functions
  • To work flexibly as a team, develop skills matrix and carry out additional duties as requested
  • Ensure that employees in your charge are aware of the requirement to, and are trained in how to, work safely
  • Ensure that you and your team are aware of, contribute to and follow relevant EHS procedures, processes and practices
  • Ensure that accidents and incidents are reported and investigated; regularly monitor and discuss EHS performance in your department, and take follow-up action as necessary
  • Ensure that temps, visitors and contractors to your department know what they must do to work safely and comply with emergency policies
  • Develop team to be able to work flexibly across all areas of Production


  • A proven record of implementing change and turnaround in a manufacturing environment, demonstrating good people management techniques in motivation, development and communication.
  • To lead teams by example demonstrating a positive attitude towards problem solving and be pragmatic and tenacious with a passion for success and customer satisfaction
  • Strong focus on EHS
  • Effective at delegation, time management, project planning, and forward planning through the use of business systems and processes; IATF16946, ISO14001, 5S, TPM, RPS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate mechanical aptitude and knowledge
  • Understands and can apply company production systems principals and practices while operating with an open mind to continuous improvement
  • An understanding of business Key Performance Indicators (KPI), finance and budgetary control
  • Experience of automotive manufacturing and expected responsiveness to customer needs and the business
  • Computer literate : Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, BPCS, SAP etc. 
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft office packages and Lotus Notes; familiarity with BPCS and SAP would be useful
  • Demonstrates strong organisational and leadership skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of IATF16949, ISO14001 and IATF16949 systems
  • Self-motivated individual with a desire for success and a passion to achieve
  • Degree qualified or comparable

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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