Production Manager

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Production Manager

  • Post Date:22nd December 2021
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Job Description



The enforcement of safe systems of work and holding those below them in the management structure accountable for their health and safety performance.

The provision of safe equipment, safe working environment and ensuring all employees/contractors are provided with and wear the appropriate personal protective equipment.

Ensure employees are adequately informed, instructed, trained and supervised to safely carry out work for which they are engaged.

Ensure a safe working environment, striving for zero recordable injuries in compliance with internal policies and external legislation, through the delivery of key enabling activities (e.g. Near Misses, Safety Observations, timely completion of actions). Ensure that safety and environmental incidents are fully investigated and the appropriate countermeasures established.

Supervises staff to include hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, and determining disciplinary actions when necessary

Drive Quality improvements that are reflected in the main metrics and identify how to reduce waste and improve Opportunity Cost

Optimise the process flow of materials both in and out of the conversion areas to minimize downtime impact

Work with IT and CI to exploit Oracle functionality and increase the use of automation to remove administration and streamline process flows

To manage a team to ensure that operations are carried out in the most efficient manner whilst ensuring both internal and external customer requirements are satisfied.

To ensure the promotion of a continuous improvement culture and high morale. To show consistent improvement in the areas of safety, quality, service and cost.

To support the Operational Supervisors/Team Leaders with their direct reports to ensure they appropriately manage their teams and reward, motive and performance manage where appropriate.

Deliver the production plan, on time and to the correct product quality.

Working with the Quality team to ensure investigation of quality incidents and track action completion. Improve equipment and processes to eliminate quality loss. Deal and resolve product rework in a timely fashion.

Ensure appropriate and accurate performance data is collated. Ensure manufacturing, filling and packaging efficiencies perform as budgeted and deliver improvements in these efficiencies through reduction of losses.

Continually reduce waste, striving for a reduction towards a zero waste loss culture. Ensure accurate stock management.

Ensure adequate manning levels to enable the factory objectives to be achieved. Manage performance within the team using the Sherwin-Williams policies and procedures to achieve optimal efficiency and operational performance.

To ensure that Supervisors/Team Leaders and Operatives are actively involved in improvement initiatives.

To prepare reports and participate in management and other routine meetings as required.

To liaise with other personnel and departments to ensure the smooth running of the whole of Operations on site.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Formal Education



Degree or relevant experience

Knowledge & Experience

Excellent interpersonal, influencing, coaching and negotiating skills.

A proven track record in managing change within a diverse environment.

An articulate communicator both written and verbal.

Ability to effectively build and manage relationships.

Has enthusiasm and patience to develop others. Values strong teamwork.

Numerically astute with the ability to analyse data and drive the appropriate action

Professional and positive attitude with a high standard of work ethics

A strong customer focus

Passionate about sustaining standards as a base from which to improve. Produces dynamic and creative but appropriate improvement.

Proficient at producing and presenting proposals and able to demonstrate objective analytical skills and business acumen.

Hands on approach and attitude.

Continuous improvement is a core value.


Advanced PC Skills Essential


Strong financial and commercial awareness essential.

Excellent excel skills

  • Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies**


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Basic Qualification

Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity

An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.