Production Manager - Bristol - Aerospace Leadership Team

  • £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonuses, Pension, EV Scheme, EAP
  • Bristol

Our Client:

Is a leading supplier of complex machined components for aerospace OEM and Tier 1 customers around the world. They are a specialist manufacturer of high-complexity components for aero-engine, power generation and air-frame applications. Our client has extensive machining capabilities supported by a highly experienced engineering team and special processes, allowing the company to take on the toughest aerospace engineering challenges. With excellent growth in the last 10 years, extremely knowledgeable and capable individuals across the business, and a wonderful order-book, this is an excellent time to join a company with ambitious plans.

*This opportunity is perfect for an individual with OEM/Blue-Chip experience, who is looking to take ownership and responsibility of an Aero production domain and their own career, be at the forefront of a growing Aero component manufacturer, and leave a legacy on Aerospace in the South West. This role directly progresses into Operations Manager.*

Your Role:

The main responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for managing production, team leaders, delivering products and services in-line with scorecard requirements in order to satisfy internal and external customer expectations.
  • Generate monthly forecast in conjunction with Production Control and then responsible for delivering the Sales Plan each month, for value and OTIF.
  • Ensuring co-operation and clear communication across all levels within the organisation whilst also responsible for developing Production plan maximising shop floor production and efficiencies.
  • Representing the company values of; pride; respect; enthusiasm; integrity; empowerment and responsiveness.

What we are looking for:


  • Strong organisational and excellent communication skills - a people person able to motivate and coach teams
  • Good knowledge of Production/manufacturing machinery, technologies and processes relating to a machining environment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Ability to solve complex manufacturing problems, using LEAN tools, 6S and cellular techniques
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office)
  • Previous operational management experience in an engineering business
  • Ability to drive the team to achieve the result
  • Commercially astute, supporting the business in the achievement of its growth and financial targets
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Conversant with ISO9001 and Quality Management Systems

Your Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration, plus a package including bonuses, EV sheme, EAP plus much more.
  • 25 days A/L + bank holidays.
  • In place to progress to Operations Manager.
  • Ability to travel.

If you're interested, hit APPLY today or contact Joe Verrall on 07840 708 766.


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