Production Manager

Job Purpose:

This position represents a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Production Supervisor to join our Winbro Advanced Machining (WAM) facility in Shepshed. The successful applicant will have responsibility for full end-to-end & efficient delivery of products for their designated value stream, through leading and engaging the manufacturing team whilst upholding all regulatory requirements.  

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver committed output to customers at the right time, cost, quality and responsiveness
  • Ensure compliance with company Health, Safety and Environmental policy
  • Generate & implement the resourced production plan for the value stream
  • Ensure the team are appropriately trained & supervised to carry out their roles effectively and are developed in line with future requirements
  • Utilise data capture processes to drive Key Performance Indicators (SQCDP)
  • Lead by example & ensure company procedures are followed at all times
  • Define & deliver continuous improvement activities, by actively working with all areas of the business (e.g. Engineering, Supply Chain and Quality) to improve efficiencies
  • Lead employee communication and engagement activity to reinforce a positive and proactive culture

Experience / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Ideally experienced in a precision production environment, working to tight tolerances within the aerospace industry
  • Proven track record of delivery in both favourable and unfavourable conditions
  • IT literate with Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint

Skills and Aptitudes Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Ability to provide consistent leadership to motivate and develop a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage priorities in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to multitask and deal with a varied workload

Personal Attributes:

  • Natural leadership qualities
  • Willing to champion a positive & inclusive culture
  • Acts with trust and integrity


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