Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager


£40,000 - £50,000 pa

Benefits include; Profit share, life insurance, Pension, Employee discount scheme etc

Full-Time manufacturing site based

8.30am – 4.45pm Monday – Friday


Techniche are working with a Global Manufacturing organisation based in Croydon. This large scale manufacturing site produces niche, specialised materials for products used by Blue Chip organisations. Applications for the materials produced include Sport & Leisure, Military, Automotive, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Buildings, Construction… the list goes on. This is a really versatile business which has a very balanced portfolio of market sectors, ensuring stability and continual growth.

The Manufacturing Manager role will site alongside a team of 5 Manufacturing Managers reporting into the sites Head of Production. This role will be overseeing 1 part of the manufacturing site; a team of 15 operators with 2 team leaders.

This role would site a candidate with existing manufacturing management (team leader, supervisor or manager level). That has had experience running teams of operatives (both skilled & unskilled) who are operating basic manufacturing machinery such as cutters, slitters, basic welders etc.

Any form of manufacturing material knowledge or exposure can be considered. E.g plastics, wood, metals, composites, rubber, vinyl, fabrics etc

This role will form an integral part of a high volume, highly efficient manufacturing facility. There are excellent career prospects and the organization is renowned for their innovation, R&D and continuous manufacturing improvement.


  • 2-3 years experience in a similar manufacturing management (team leader, supervisor, management) level role
  • Experience in some form of material manufacturing (plastics, wood, metals, composites, rubber, vinyl, fabrics etc)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing techniques (e.g. any of the following would be favourable Kaizen, 5S, Lean, Six Sigma etc)
  • Excellent IT Skills. Particularly for production management (Excel, planning, scheduling etc)