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Job Title: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Leicester

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 and including benefits

Type: Full-time, permanent

Hours of work: 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a stand-alone Manufacturing Manager to join a very fast paced manufacturing business. This is a newly created role due to significant growth of the company.

This opportunity will require the successful candidate to have an operational and manufacturing background, ideally with some HR knowledge specifically around inductions of new employees and return to work reports.

Manufacturing Manager expectations:

Operational requirements:

  • Working very closely with employees based on the shop-floor within a manufacturing environment

  • Managing projects, installations of new machinery overseen by the Manufacturing Manager;

  • Liasing with key Directors and Superviors;

  • Quality Control

  • Understanding technical/IT and securities within the role

  • Sharing of best practice

HR requirements:

  • Dealing with any staff personal welfare issues alongside the Health and Safety Manager;

  • Internal disciplinary issues;

  • Working very closely with HR consultancy for advice on any HR issues;

  • Induction of new starters;

  • Return to Work interviews

  • Working closely with new starters, inductions and staff attendance issues;

The Successful Candidate:

  • Previous Operations experience within an manufacturing environment would be essential for this position, ideally with some elements of quality control and HR experience would be highly advantageous;

  • Proven ability to provide quality and appropriate advice and guidance to employees;

  • Attention to detail, able to demonstrate a can do, positive attitude

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Well organised with robust planning skills and the ability to deliver


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