Main Responsibilities and Duties
Prepares and maintains production and fabrication plans that ensure maximum efficiency and that meet agreed deadlines.
Ensures that all production targets and deadlines are clearly and effectively communicated to the Factory Supervisors.
Manages the efforts of the Factory Supervisors.
Monitors production daily to ensure that efficiency, productivity and quality are all maintained to the correct levels at all times.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of production personnel.
Determines the correct level of resources – labour and raw materials.
Controls raw materials stock levels to ensure that they are within agreed budgets.
Liaises with the Factory Administrator to ensure that raw material and consumable orders are placed in good time.
Liaises with the Engineering Team to ensure that preventative maintenance is carried out as required and reactive maintenance is carried out at the earliest opportunity.
Addresses and resolves production and fabrication problems as they arise.
Working with the Factory Supervisors and the Engineering Team, provides suggestions for new equipment and modifications to existing to further improve output and efficiency.