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Sturminster Newton  |  10 January 2020
Production Development Specialist – Sturminster Newton – circa £30K
Sturminster Newton - circa £30k

Are you experienced in Engineering/Manufacturing? Are you an enthusiastic and dynamic professional looking for a varied role which requires strong project/organisational skills? This position offers complete autonomy and the opportunity to make real changes & improvements.

Reporting direct into the Associate Production Director you will be responsible for guiding the evolution of the Production Facilities and Systems of a rapidly growing company. This will include managing development projects related to new facilities or plant, assisting in continuous improvement initiatives, the development of robust Health & Safety systems and procedures and development of Standard Operating Procedures.

Working for an innovative and market leading organisation, this rare and exciting opportunity offers a competitive salary of circa £30K, training, career progression – based in Sturminster Newton.

Responsibilities of the Production Development Specialist:   

  • Development Projects – Support the Production Managers in planning and implementing projects for continuing development of the Production Centres such as setting up new locations & existing facilities changes and enhancements
  • Support the Production Managers in implementing process improvements into manufacture
  • Integrate Old Production Systems into new IT System
  • Organising existing procedural documentation (e.g. SOPs, Risk Assessments, OLM Procedures, PPM Procedures, Quality Standards) into easily accessible format, updating as required and generating new documentation when necessary
  • Develop, Implement and Maintain Health and Safety Systems & Procedures within the Production Centres
  • Communicate H&S initiatives to the work force
  • Ensure that all H&S requirements are being adhered to throughout the Production Centres
  • Support Continuous Improvement initiatives throughout the company from an organisation perspective

Skills & Characteristics of the Production Development Specialist:

  • Experienced in Manufacturing/Engineering environment
  • Experience within a LEAN environment is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of H& S Processes
  • Energetic, Dynamic and highly organised
  • Desire to work within a varied & demanding role

What’s in it for you?   

  • Competitive salary – circa £30K
  • Mon – Thurs 8.00am – 5.00pm, Fri 6:00am – 12:00pm. (flexible)
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing, leading manufacturer
  • Career progression
  • Parking
  • Holiday
  • Pension

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