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Location: Dukinfield, Cheshire Salary: Up to £35000.00 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Gary Gittings

Assistant Production Manager

£35,000 Salary


Assistant to the Production Manager, supervising all production activity to meet customer requirements as part of the on time delivery performance, costs and timelines

Manage and investigate all QESH issues in line with cost of poor quality (COPQ) requirements and accident & incident (AI) reporting

Maintain and manage inventory and resource to support planned output activity.

Manage and improve the Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety (QESH) profile within the production area in line with legal compliance and the integrated management system; thus to be measured through the following KPIs):

  • Non-Conformance Report (NCR) Management and investigation
  • KPIs on Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) management, control and reporting
  • CAPA (corrective and preventative actions) activity as part of the IMS continuous improvement requirements
  • QESH objectives and compliance to the Integrated Management System (IMS)
  • Customer feedback and Continuous Improvement activity
  • Support and assist with all aspects of remedial actions regarding site management and infrastructure as requested
  • Compile monthly data reports to ensure suitable monitoring and measurement of KPIs
  • Ensure management and development of indirect reports to achieve results

What we expect


  • GCSEs in Maths & English
  • Mechanical and/or engineering qualification (beneficial)
  • IOSH Training (beneficial)
  • PC literate and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Professional experience
  • Previous supervisory experience - beneficial
  • Minimum 3 years Engineering background and/or experience in technical or mechanical production environment
  • 5S and lean implementation/management
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health & Safety and understanding of the importance of EH&S in the workplace (i.e. ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO45001)

Further training and development Miscellaneous

  • Mechanical Engineering experience/exposure
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