Production Manager

Grangemouth, Grangemouth, United Kingdom

Ref#: 12345701621

Date published: 27-Jan-2017

Production Manager - (1604912)

About Syngenta
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.   We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

Functional / Team description

This role works within a Liquid Chemical Packaging facility and reports a senior production manager. The position represents a management development opportunity and the successful candidate will be responsible for providing line management and upskilling to a team of production operators. The role is the key interface between the planning department and the production facility/shop floor.

About This Job

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Manage activities in compliance with site, company and regulatory requirements, e.g. SI’s, HSE policy and standards, COMAH (Health and Safety Executive), PPC (SEPA)
  • Conduct close planning liaison and daily production scheduling within a dynamic environment
  • Lead, manage, coach and develop the team whilst delivering key business driven targets
  • Monitor Operational performance, initiate action as necessary to maintain/improve standards
  • Investigate and solve technical problems, identifying opportunities for improvement
Essential Knowledge & Experience
  • Experience in plant operations
  • Completion of CI projects within the manufacturing environment
  • HSE procedures & good practice
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of Continual Improvement techniques
  • Experienced in Lean manufacturing activities and implementations
  • Experience of leading a team
Preferred Knowledge & Experience
  • Experience of bulk liquid filling/bottling industry
Qualifications
  • Job holders are likely to be qualified to a HNC level or equivalent in a technical discipline OR
  • Manufacturing experience within a chemical environment
Important Additional Information
  • The job holder will be required to work flexibly to respond to the demands of supporting a 24/7 plant. This will involve some phone calls at evenings/weekends and the requirement to be part of the plant management cover team who provide either on site or telephone support outside normal day hours
  • Full time/day pattern
  • Permanent
  • Based Grangemouth

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