Production Manager

Orion Electrotech

Orion are proud to continue our partnership with our global engineering client whose product has been serving some of the highest regulated industries for the last 4 decades. They pride themselves on maintaining a LEAN and Continuous Improvement culture, continually looking at ways of bettering their service offering which has allowed them to be their customers #1 supplier of choice and dominate the markets they serve so well. 

As a result of increased demand and internal promotion, our client are now looking to partner with a talented Production Manager on a full time, permanent basis. The role is primed for you as an individual who is passionate about LEAN, 5S and other CI methodologies and activities. 

Why should you consider applying for the role of Production Manager?

  • An opportunity to work at senior level within a global organisation, our client have one of the best collaborative cultures we work with – they pride themselves on TEAM culture. 
  • If you are currently a Production Supervisor, Production Team Leader etc. and looking for where your next step should be into a Senior Leadership Team, then our client will take you under their wing to support your career development. 
  • 25 Days Annual Leave, plus 8 for Bank Holidays 
  • Private Company Pension 
  • Company Shares Scheme 
  • Life Assurance Policy 
  • Professional Accreditation Support – e.g. if you are looking to gain a further qualification such as LEAN Black Belt etc. then our client will provide a form of financial support. 

What will you be doing as their Production Manager?

  • Guiding, overseeing, and nurturing the systems production and test team, fostering a culture of empowerment and accountability.
  • Exemplary handling of stakeholder relations, with a strong emphasis on exceptional communication skills.
  • Championing and achieving ongoing enhancements in production, showcasing measurable advancements in quality, with the ultimate aim of achieving 100% Right First Time (RFT) outcomes.
  • Spearheading initiatives to streamline production processes and establish a LEAN operational framework.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement and steering the execution of projects to unlock benefits, both within production and across other operational domains. 

What do you need to demonstrate in order to be shortlisted for the Production Manager?

  • A minimum of 3 years working within a Team Leadership or Management role within production/manufacturing environment 
  • A strategic thinker – our client are looking for someone who can not only understand the ‘hands-on’ aspect of production management, but also someone who is able to interpret manufacturing data in order to create production plans for immediate and future production capacity plans. 
  • Educated to a minimum of HND/HNC level within a engineering related subject 
  • Working knowledge of CI and LEAN methodologies


Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.