Production Manager

We are looking for a Production Segment Manager to work on a permanent basis in Wigan. The role will initially be based in Manchester until July 2024 before fully moving over to Wigan.

Salary is c£52,200 per annum plus 26 days holiday and bank holidays, bonus, pension, healthcare, employee discounts etc.

Production Manager Duties will include:

  • Day to day management of the team.
  • Lead a team of skilled mechanical fitters, electrical wire people and support staff enabling them to effectively carry out the day-to-day tasks.
  • Ensure adequately skilled and trained resources are in place to meet the needs of the business at any given time.
  • Optimisation of tasks to ensure they can be completed effectively in the minimal time possible.
  • Develop a multi-disciplined team to provide maximum departmental flexibility.
  • Ensuring that the team can operate in an environment that is conducive to productive work.
  • Ensure all key activities/processes are fully documented with written procedures.
  • Developing, maintaining & communicating KPI’s with regards to OTIF, Quality, Cost and Safety.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of accurate records of stock levels (including free issue parts) and their locations.
  • Ensure that all operations are carried out in a manner that is safe for team members, colleagues, and visitors alike.
  • Ensure the segregation of non-conforming product to avoid cross contamination with useable product.


  • Full understanding of single & three phase circuit protection installations.
  • Knowledge and experience of assembly and wiring of complex Control Panels and Distribution Boards.
  • Experience of working in a demanding electrical engineering shop floor environment.
  • Knowledge of IEC Wiring Regulations 18th Edition.
  • Experience of working with SAP.
  • Experience of working with real time Shop Floor Data capture systems.
  • A good understanding and experience of the implementation of LEAN principles and tools.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred but must have (as a minimum) an HND (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering.
  • Applicants without the aforementioned qualifications, but with the required experience and competency maybe considered.


  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate into a specialised team, working closely with the Site Leadership Team, Engineering/Estimating teams, and peers within the business, as a whole.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret electrical engineering drawings, parts lists, and associated documentation.
  • Demonstrable ability to meet fast paced deadlines.
  • High level of PC literacy – ideally MS Excel and WORD preferred.
  • Excellent numerical and literacy skills.
  • Able to maintain a high level of housekeeping standards within their working environment.
  • Able to act as a coach/mentor and to teach others with regards to the department’s processes and procedures.
  • Able to respond positively to constantly evolving priorities.
  • Ability to remain calm during times of high workload.

I do have more details on the role, if you could be interested, please Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW

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