Production Manager

Job Details
  • 4176
  • Chance Glass
  • Malvern Link
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • In the region of £35,000 + opportunity for career & salary advancement

Operations / Production Manager

This is a rewarding career opportunity for a highly driven individual with a background in an SME manufacturing or engineering business, who is keen to take the next career step towards progression into a senior management position, whilst bringing a fresh perspective to make a significant impact to continued business success.

The Company

Chance Glass Ltd is an independent and well-established specialist engineering company, manufacturing glass components. The majority of products produced are based on tubing, but also include rod and discs. Most of the products are designed and produced to order and are of high quality and precise tolerances.

The company benefits from a large international clientele including many high-profile customers, ranging from small specialist companies to major electrical, pharmaceutical and capital equipment manufacturers. 

The production capability at Chance Glass is flexible and the company can respond to changing market demands and individual customer requirements. It has the in-house expertise to design, build and modify much of the equipment and tooling needed.

Testimony to the longstanding and valued workforce of 23, the company enjoys an excellent reputation for both the quality of its products and the service provided, and as the company moves into its next chapter there is plenty of scope for process improvement and business expansion.

The Role

Working closely with and supporting the General Manager, as the Operations / Production Manager your initial remit will focus on managing the day to day manufacturing operations and process improvement.

You will take a hands-on approach to support and mentor the Production Team and lead by example, whilst developing your knowledge of all aspects of the company’s production function to build on existing systems, identifying areas for performance advancement to drive the company forwards.

Working closely with colleagues across the business you will seek areas for improvement to maximise business opportunities, inspire others, make recommendations, and lead change.

As you build your knowledge within the company and demonstrate ability, you will have the opportunity to progress to Deputy General Manager, with wider involvement across company operations, including increased customer interaction to identify requirements and tailored solutions and overcome challenges, and assist with the company’s product development for new and old.

What will I need in order to be considered for this Operations / Production Manager role?

  • Foundation of experience at supervisory or management level gained within an SME manufacturing or engineering business, and ideally with processes covering both large and small batch production and for a variety of products
  • High level of numeracy skills and an inquisitive mindset
  • Understanding of production data with the ability to give sound and constructive analysis on findings
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Determined and proactive approach with the ability and enthusiasm to drive process improvement
  • Familiarity with Quality Control Systems and Health and Safety at work
  • Strong IT skills, including good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

The Package

As the Operations / Production Manager you will receive a starting salary in the region of £35,000 level dependent on experience, and you will have the opportunity for career and salary advancement as you progress.

Working from our facilities in Malvern Link near Worcester, you will be employed on a permanent contract working Monday to Friday 7:45am to 4:45pm.

All applications for this Operations / Production Manager vacancy are to be submitted online.

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