Production Manager Jobs

Production Managers ensure that goods are produced efficiently, at the right quality, quantity and cost, and that they are produced on time.  Production Managers may include working on anything from cars or aeroplane parts to medicines or food products. Some Production Managers, they are known as operations managers.

Production Managers may involve forward planning, drawing up production schedules, estimating how long a job will take, monitoring the production process. They will also be responsible for supervising and motivating employees.

Production Managers normally include working 37 to 40 hours a week, but many production manager jobs may need to work shifts and unsocial hours including evenings and weekends. They are mainly office-based but some time is spent on the factory floor. Some production managers jobs may involve travelling between a number of sites.

Typical salary ranges between £22,000 and £45,000.

Duties of a Production Manager

  • Oversee the production process, drawing up a production schedule.
  • Ensure that the production is cost effective.
  • Decide what resources are required.
  • Draft a timescale for the job.
  • Estimate costs and set the quality standards.
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed.
  • Be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programmes.
  • Liaise among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers.
  • Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers.
  • Review worker performance.
  • Identify training needs.

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Job Listings

  1. MIG Welder

    Location: Prestwick

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Production

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to work for a long-standing company on a temp to permanent contract.  Due to an increased workload our client in the Ayrshire area are looking for MIG Welders.
    This is a work shop-based role in a busy production environment and we are ...

  2. Joiner

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Staffinders require 6 x Joiners for work in Largs and surrounding areas.
    Must have CSCS Cards, Previous site experience & checkable references.
    Immediate start available
    6 month contract
    Finishing work
    Roughing work
    Kit erectors 
    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment business

  3. Ground Worker

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of our client a well-established Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Scotland
    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing projects in the Glasgow area.
    All candidates must have:
    CSCS card
    IPAF, Harness.
    Duties will include General labouring and Concrete Repairs
    This vacancy is ...

  4. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of Joiners for works in the Edinburgh area.
    Due to the scope of work we are looking for joiners capable of finishings, ceiling and partitioning works on a mixture of commercial developments for our client. 
    Must have previous experience, Valid CSCS Card, Own Tools ...

  5. Production Engineer

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £30000 to £40000 p/a

    Category: Production

    Production Engineer required by innovative and industry leading company, based in Glasgow.  
    The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, planning and implementation of new & existing Production methods.
    Job Description

    Developing, discussing and implementing engineering solutions to technical issues.

    An understanding of engineering principles and processes, particularly in an ...

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