Reference : GBR04783

Production Lead

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Ilkeston
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/23/2021

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re an analytical thinker with a production background, are interested in developing people and processes, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Production Lead.

You’ll be working for Saint-Gobain PAM UK in Ilkeston. PAM is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and is the premier supplier of ductile iron and cast iron products to the UK's key utilities, telecoms, highways, civil engineering, construction and housing companies.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, but have had years of experience within another production environment, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!. For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Production Management and Production Scheduling
  • Health and Safety/Quality conscious (ISO9001/45001 in particular)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and able to create formulas (e.g. advanced lookups, visual basic, nested formulas)
  • Team lead experience, with ability to plan and delegate tasks

What will I be doing in the role?

The Production Lead is really important to our success and a critical part of our customer’s positive experience with us. As a bespoke manufacturer working to tight deadlines, it’s vital you’re organised and resilient. In this role you will;

  • Lead the Production Teams ensuring that all team members, temporary workers & contractors adhere to all appropriate safety & environmental policies and regulations
  • Contribute to the site safety and sustainability culture
  • Control short, medium and long-term planning to ensure demand is managed effectively
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that standards of quality and performance targets are achieved on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Key role in internal and external audits (E.G. BSi)
  • Management of resource to ensure departmental needs are met

Are PAM and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.



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