Production Manager

Location Suffolk
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££60000 - £70000 per annum
Contact name: Joel Scott

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Job ref: BBBH5003_1674588604
Published: 11 months ago

Excellent Opportunity! - Production Manager - #Suffolk

One of the leading Chemical Manufacturing companies in the UK are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to join their operations department. As a Production Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the manufacturing performance of the plant, ensuring production targets are met and manging continuous improvement of plant processes.

A crucial aspect of this role will involve managing, monitoring and continuously improving manufacturing plant performance. This a fantastic opportunity for a proactive Production Manager with experience in applying HSE and Six Sigma to progress in a new career.

Key Duties:

  • Manage technical support provided from plant engineers and technical specialists to ensure successful exchange of data/ knowledge between departments.
  • Monitor and manage continuous improvement of processes and assess plant performance towards company standards in addition to environmental costs, raw material consumption and plant cycle times.
  • Achieving production targets assessing them on an interim basis
  • Overseeing HR management for the plant performance centre
  • Support Operational Excellence topics and Continuous Improvement technologies.
  • Act as a key point of contact for plant information

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification of BEng in Chemical Engineering and/or plant management
  • Experienced understanding of Health and safety procedures within an upper tier COMAH site
  • Qualified in / Experience of Lean Six sigma analysis.
  • Significant experience in chemical plant management
  • Prove track record of successful plant management.


  • 39 hours per week
  • Performance bonus up to 30% of salary (output dependant)
  • Group personal pension scheme with the company matching contributions
  • 25 holidays plus public holidays
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Relocation package (if necessary)
  • Death in service life assurance equal to one year of contractual pay.

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