Job Description Manufacturing Production Director

Job Title

Manufacturing Production Director

Reports to

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Department/ Section

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Head office in Braintree or such other location that may be required of the job role

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Job Ref & about the organisation

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Core Objectives

Responsible for the development, performance and maintenance of all of the manufacturing production of the organisation to produce smooth and efficient production and delivery solution, maximising performance & profitability against pre-agreed targets.


The role also includes a position on the company’s Board of Directors and requires compliance with all requirements, including statutory obligations, as a Board member.


Main Tasks/duties and responsibilities

Responsibility to staff and direct the team :

overall responsibility for the development, performance and maintenance of the manufacturing production of the organisation to produce smooth and efficient production and delivery solution

– ensuring that the team understands that the organisation’s profits are reflected in all its manufacturing production and activities– including relationships and risk management

responsibility for compliance with applicable statutes, professional duties, responsibilities and obligations including insert ISO etc

– responsibility to adhere to budget and plan to maximise profitability

– meet your targets and those of the team and organisation as a whole

– smooth running of the team and organisation as a whole

– contribute to training and development of the team and organisation as a whole

– achieve maximum profitability and growth in accordance with organisation plans

– comply with all requirements, including statutory obligations, as a member of the Board of Directors


Day to day responsibilities for the team as agreed with the Board of Directors to include:

– directly manage manufacturing production

– direct, manage and monitor the overall performance of manufacturing production to increase efficiency and maximise performance and profit

– effective liaison, support and assistance between all departments of organisation

– direct, maintain and improve mechanisms for surveying and measuring activities and disseminate feedback to the appropriate internal entities

– develop and utilise systems to record activities and functions for process analysis

– planning and development of manufacturing production to include customer management to achieve satisfaction targets

– support to all other departments with manufacturing production related involvement

– subject to agreed criteria, recruitment, training, set action and targets, appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all team members to ensure targets are met

– reporting (content and format as agreed) on a monthly basis or as otherwise required

– developing plans for team and organisation activities to include strategy to achieve agreed targets

– delegate authority and responsibility to team and organisation as a whole with supervision, accountability and review

– direct, manage and maintain contact with internal and external “client/customers”

– set an example for team members and the organisation as a whole of commitment, work ethics and habits and personal character

– maintain accurate records

– control expenses to meet agreed budgetary controls

– adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

– interact and co-operate with all members of the organisation, its suppliers and clients/customers


From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role even where these fall outside of your own department/team.

You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with the Board of Directors. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.


Your usual hours will be from 9am to 5pm. However you will be expected to work as and when is necessary to meet the needs of the team and your targets. Your job will be a mixture of travel and office based.

Secondary Tasks/duties

The role is part of the whole organisation team and as such requires you to perform such reasonable tasks that are required as and when are necessary to maintain, promote, develop and expand the business of our organisation and its interests generally.


You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, having consideration for the needs of your colleagues, and the organisation and its clients/customers. You must obey all lawful and reasonable orders given to you and comply with the organisation’s rules, procedures and policies

Management / supervisory responsibilities

People or equipment

People who report to you

You have responsibility for all of the team members who will all report directly to you



You are responsible for the equipment provided to you for use in your job role and to your team. This means you must ensure that equipment is used in accordance with training provided, the organisation’s policies and procedures and the law and using, where applicable any safety equipment or Personal Protective Equipment provided. You are responsible for ensuring that the equipment used by the team is maintained and can be used/operated at all times.

Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

You need

– qualifications sufficient to perform the job role – insert as applicable

– experience in this type of job role – insert as applicable e.g. minimum 5 years

– an understanding of the obligations, including statutory obligations, of being a member of the Board of Directors

– senior level experience of manufacturing production management and direction

– thorough understanding of manufacturing production, management obligations (including statutory obligations), requirements and dynamics

– experience of computer software – insert as applicable

– leadership with ability to drive a team

– project management skills

– ability to work under pressure

– full driving licence

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You need to have and maintain (with regular training and updates as necessary) the knowledge, technical skills and qualifications that are necessary to perform your job role to comply with the requirements of the organisation and any applicable rules, regulations (particularly of any professional body) and with any law which applies to your job role.

Special working Conditions

You may be expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s overtime policies

Insert following if applicable – The nature of your role will require you to travel within the area that your team covers. However, from time to time you may be expected to travel outside that area as the job role requires


Salary level C – £75,000
Benefits insert details of any benefits

Approved by Name

John Smith

Job Role

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Date approved

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