Production Unit Manager – Manufacturing

This is an excellent opportunity for a Production Unit Manager (Plant Manager) to work for this market leading global manufacturing group.


The Production Unit Manager (Plant Manager) is responsible for the Plant’s operations, including; safety, personnel, machines & equipment, supply & sourcing and budget. The Production Unit Manager (Plant Manager) ensures, through the plant’s organisation, that commitments to customers are met in the most resource-efficient way, by planning and optimizing production capacity to ensure timely deliveries at the right quality and cost


As an effective Production Unit Manager (Plant Manager), you will develop the vision, strategy and business plan to drive long term, profitable growth:

  • Drive the vision of the Plant through ideas generation and collaboration with the team.
  • Coordination of the Plant team to ensure execution of the Annual Plan, and implementation of the Long-range vision.
  • Direct (coach) management of the team to effectively implement the global business plans for Manufacturing, IT, and Logistics.
  • Develop long range strategic plans to ensure rapid continuous improvement and profitable growth and implement the necessary changes to achieve this.
  • Develop overall quality improvement strategies. Ensure that investment monies are available for growth, continuous improvement and new technology.
  • Develop the leadership and team skills required within the management team. Ensure that plans are made for the improvement of competencies for all co-workers.
  • Oversee the relationships between key suppliers, customers and unions to achieve smooth operation of business.
  • Visit key customers, OEM’s, sales organizations & suppliers.
  • Provide periodic updates to all members of the organization. Enhance business through proposals for joint ventures & acquisitions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as dictated by position responsibilities.


  • Experienced Production Unit Manager (Plant Manager).
  • Previous experience gained in the Manufacturing / Precision Engineering Industry.
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in varied General Management positions.
  • Must possess a degree or equivalent qualification in business or finance.
  • A working knowledge of Health & Safety and Environmental legislation would be desirable, as would experience in the Manufacturing Industry.
  • Self-motivated, with excellent communication and reporting skills, dealing with people at all levels, be computer literate, and a proven team leader.

To apply, please email your CV to: quoting job reference NJR/RC351.