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Position: Production Manager Location: Plymouth Salary: £36-38k per annum + potential bonuses Duration: Permanent Hours of Work: Various Shifts available including 4 day (Mon – Thurs), 3 day (Fri – Sun) and Night shift (7pm – 4.30am)
Main Purpose of Role
To manage production resources in an efficient, effective and safe manner to produce high quality products in compliance with the prevailing quality standards whilst meeting schedule requirements. Productivity, discipline, pace, cost, compliance and H&S are critical accountable success factors in the role.
Acting as an Ambassador for Princess Yachts, operating with integrity and drive appropriate to the Company’s values, to promote Princess as a market leader.
Ensure product is built to the current work instruction/drawing as required.
Ensure all quality checks are completed in a timely manner and a right first time philosophy is rigorously adopted.
Identify issues impeding productive efficiency and solve or report as soon as possible.
Identify issues for improvement that will enhance efficiency or product integrity i.e. (Fit, Form or Finish) and solve in a timely manner.
Liaise with OSC to ensure resource is provided for timely completion of snagging on finished boats.
Ensure snagging is carried out to the required standard and any highlighted yellow snags are countersigned to confirm quality assurance.
Work closely with the Material Controller to ensure timely delivery of labour and materials
Monitor KPI’s and take corrective action as appropriate to ensure adherence to schedule, productivity and quality standards.
Demand service from all support areas of the business - i.e. Development, Logistics, IT, HR and Manufacturing and Quality & Engineering etc.
Line Management / Supervision:
Management of Production Leads and other employees to ensure pace and quality standards are met
Ensure the workforce is appropriately skilled and are regularly reviewed for skill, effort and attitude. Where there is an issue coach and mentor the individual.
Complete Personal Development Plans and agree training requirements for subordinates
Conduct disciplinary hearings and/or act as investigating officer as necessary.
Work with ME’s and other resources to ensure the line is balanced and daily targets are met.
Ensure operator discipline including bell to bell working, and that H&S protocols are adhered to at all times.
Effectively manage overtime and ensure standards are met in line with regular working hours.
Ensure adherence to Work Instructions/Drawings and where unclear seek guidance
Health & Safety:
Ensuring H&S compliance
Control distribution and allocation of PPE, consumables and tools
To support and participate in risk assessments as required and to support and raise Hazard Identification reports helping the reduction in accident levels.
Keep the workplace tidy and organised ensuring targeted 6S standards are met at all times
Manage consumables ensuring issues are controlled and wastage avoided
A reasonable amount of overtime is required to cover shifts/rotas as expected
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your role.
Productivity, Quality, Delivery and H&S Targets as determined by Senior Management including:
Overall line efficiency
Cost, quality and delivery
Right First Time achievement
2nd Issue control
Fit-out Management, Moulding, Supply, Development, Quality and Engineering, Logistics, IT
Ability to work under own initiative
Thorough knowledge of relevant processes and able to carry out quality audits
Experience in supervising a team
Strong Leadership of the team
Good communication skills
Working knowledge of systems – Chess, Quality Systems, T&A, MPS, Change Notes, etc
Ability to utilise and analyse software tools such as efficiency trackers, standard work, block plans to enable schedule adherence and meet productivity targets
Health and Safety qualified and able to carry out risk assessments, Hazard ID etc
Facilitate staff development – probationary reviews/ appraisals/return to work etc
Good IT skills – communication, spreadsheets, presentations
Able to read drawings and impact on production
NPI process knowledge including routine changes and NSO’s