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Production Manager

The position

Production responsible of our tank shop, will be in charge of the manufacturing of the tanks. Leading a team in a production environment, and proactively collaborating with other supporting areas.

Your responsibilities


  • Foster a positive work environment to improve safety, quality, delivery, and cost. In this order.
  • Provide leadership, direction, management and coaching to your team to prioritize multi-skills, training, and development.
  • Manage and develop shift managers to establish a culture of manufacturing excellence.
  • Lead and motivate the team in pursuit of a high-performance culture.
  • Ensure the competence of personnel to achieve production objectives.
  • Lead first level meetings, ensuring compliance with agreed actions.
  • Performance management of team members by performing evaluations and guiding them to achieve established objectives.
  • Definition and management of staff responsibilities within their area of competence.

Health and Safety

  • Lead a positive work environment to improve safety.
  • Comply and enforce compliance with health, safety and environment rules and prevention activities.
  • Ensuring safe operations and compliance with standards.
  • Ensure recording, reporting and investigation of security incidents.


  • Lead a positive work environment to improve quality.
  • Lead and actively participate in the development of 5S.
  • Actively participate with the quality department in product quality assurance.


  • Lead a positive work environment to comply with delivery and cost commitment.
  • Preparation of work schedule, shifts and work teams.
  • Improve factory performance by identifying and solving problems at their root causes.
  • Serve as a liaison between Engineering and Production to address manufacturing issues and constraints.
  • Accountable for the equipment efficiency, define and supervise the corrective and preventive maintenance plan, with the maintenance manager.
  • Definition and management of production stoppages.
  • Notification and escalation of incidents affecting the normal production rate.
  • Use lean manufacturing techniques to achieve productivity and efficiency objectives.
  • Identify and develop improvements and investments to optimize processes.

Your background

  • Degree in Engineering (industrial specialties).
  • Management experience in similar role (more than 3 years)
  • Fluent in English.
  • MS Office
  • ERP (SAP like preferable option). Good to have
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge.
  • Training in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Suppliers management.
  • Essential skills:
    • Proactivity.
    • Teamwork.
    • Communication.
    • Passion for gaining new skills.
Lieu Trapagaran, Vizcaya, Spain
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Management
Fonction du poste Production & Skilled Trades
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-03-12
Numéro de réference R0041934

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