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Production Manager

Location: Chester-le-Street

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169411

We’re looking for a Production Manager to join a manufacturing plant in Birtley.

You will manage the running of the Production environment, ensuring the safety of employees and securing the quality of its products and services.

This is a great opportunity to take ownership for all production activity and motivate a multi-skilled team.


  • Direct employee health and safety awareness throughout all production activity

  • Work with the site HR Manager to provide first line response to all HR and people matters

  • Full accountability for the financial performance of all production activity

  • Plan, implement and control production operating targets

  • Promote good preventative maintenance scheduling

  • Provide full provision for assisting customer services, sales and engineering with technical support on company products and specifications

About you

  • Minimum 5 years proven leadership within a manufacturing environment

  • Experienced manager with ability to motivate a team within a production environment

  • Experience in continuous improvement, problem solving and change management in an industrial environment

  • Good Safety bias and qualification (IOSH/Nebosh or equivalent)

  • Good financial and commercial awareness and analytical skills

  • Credible and mature management style with a strong work ethic

You will be a competent leader who can oversee and motivate multi-discipled teams in a production environment. As a result, you will have excellent communication skills and a drive to continually improve and succeed.

You will also possess a full valid driving licence.

Apply now by sending your CV!