Production Manager Position

Production Manager Position

Production Manager

The Company

KME Steelworks is a successful, innovative engineering and manufacturing business, which specialises in the design and manufacture of a wide range of steel products.  Our 3 specific areas of expertise centre around: Steel moulds for Precast Concert Products, Laser cutting and sheet metal fabrication work & Precision CNC Machining.  KME Steelworks recently received the award of High Growth Business of the year from Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Our mission is to deliver on our commitment by providing a quality product on time, every time to enable our clients to plan with absolute confidence.  As a result of the companies continued success we are seeking to establish a Great Machine Shop Function.

Job Summary – Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee a growing workforce of 70+ employees in the manufacturing department
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all sections of production
  • Ensure all employees follow industry standard health & safety Guidelines
    Support the implementation of Lean workflow policies that enhance speed and efficacy without compromising product quality
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Manage & evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal down time
  • Oversee Dispatch
  • Ensure Building Maintenance is scheduled with agreed suppliers


The Person

Should have a similar background in Manufacturing and would be advantageous if this were in a steel fabrication industry. The person should be comfortable with a Hands-on approach to motivate the workforce and drive increased levels of Quality Production. In addition:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing background
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar Production Manager role
  • Excellent professional people management experience
  • Experience of ISO9001 Audits
  • Experience of Lean manufacturing processes


Working hours & Benefits Package

  • Mon-Thur 7am to 4pm Fri 7am to 1pm
  • Salary 35-40K
  • Workplace Pension
  • 29 days paid annual leave



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