Production Manager

Location: Kendal, Cumbria Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 04 September 2018 Ref.: PLC060 Application: 28 September 2018 Salary: Up to £49k + Attractive Benefits

Company Information

This specialist materials group and makers of fine paper have an operational reach across more than 50 countries. James Cropper is a leader in each of the chosen market segments and your partner for bespoke solutions of new materials, technologies and fine paper.

Job Profile

James Cropper PLC is a world renowned specialist manufacturer of distinctive and technically advanced paper products, using materials from cotton and wood to carbon fibre, based in north-west England. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing listed company with more than 170 years of heritage that thrives on innovation.

The company has developed a strong range of technical capabilities, making it a global player in high quality coloured and tactile papers, digital materials and luxury packaging by offering unique tailor made solutions. An international business of more than £96m across its three operating divisions of Paper, Technical Fibre Products (TFP) and 3D Products (3DP), it serves markets in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK.

We currently have vacancies for a number of Production Managers across our Group Operations function. These roles will take full ownership of maximising production performance across Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People (SQDCP).

Our ideal candidates will have the ability to influence and implement plans in their area of responsibility, including identifying and leading improvements and managing budgets.

They will be able to understand and maximise our manufacturing capabilities and resources, working with internal departments and customers, to achieve product specification and meet customers’ expectations.

Candidates should have proven experience in a leadership role, be educated to degree level (or equivalent) or be working towards a degree. An appreciation of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques to Green Belt level would be advantageous.


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