Production Foreman
HEADS Recruitment Limited - Manchester

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The Client

Our client specialises in the manufacture of plastic mouldings for a wide range of industries.

Well established with over 30 years in their industry, they have an excellent name in the market and are entering a new period of growth. Their ongoing investment in technology and people will see the introduction of more cost-effective and advanced systems to ensure their customers maintain a competitive and innovative edge with their components. They offer a complete turnkey service, producing enclosures and components for a wide range of industries.
They are currently looking to add a Production Foreman to their team.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking progressive company who can provide a clear and achievable career path to supervision and management for the right candidate.

Production Foreman

The Role

Working within one of their several production environments you will be part of a production team answering directly to the Site Supervisor and ultimately the Production Manager. You will have the following duties and responsibilities...

  • Distribute work loads and organise the team, whilst also working on key roles yourself.
  • People supervision, approximately a team of 5 to 20 dependant on line.
  • Problem solving and solution provision through pro active thought.
  • Take a hands on role operating machinery
  • Basic day to day maintenance of machinery
  • Housekeeping ensuring a safe and tidy working environment
  • Ability to shoulder responsibility in the absence of supervisors and managers.
  • The ability to motivate and drive others.
  • Ability to communicate on all levels.
  • Strengths of character.
  • Stock control.
  • Good IT skills.
Production Foreman

The Candidate
You will ideally be from a manufacturing / engineering / industrial background with some experience of supervision or management on a junior level. You will have the following skills, experience and attributes...

  • Experience of small team supervision.
  • Experience of distributing workloads
  • Able to think outside of the box providing suitable solutions to problems and obstacles.
  • Able to shoulder responsibility.
  • Focused and target driven.
  • Able to take ownership of projects and issues.
  • Have strength of character with the ability to use this.
  • Flexible in approach and outlook.
  • Ideally from a manufacturing, engineering or industrial background.
  • Able to strive for improvement constantly.
  • Able to escalate issues when necessary.
  • Any experience within polymers or plastics manufacture will be a distinct advantage.

Team Leader

About this company
HEADS operates from 3 Service Centres and offers effective service coverage throughout North West England and Yorkshire. HEADS on-site...