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Production Manager

Location: Shepshed, United Kingdom
Job Family : Manufacturing and Production
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Mar 1, 2024
Job ID: 46995

Job Description
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We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means, you are helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for any individual to join our Polymers & Composites family based at our Loughborough manufacturing site.  The successful candidate will lead and manage the day to day production, planning and execution of the operations function to ensure on time delivery to Parker Meggitt’s customers, whilst aligning tasks within the Module and ensuring all company policies and procedures are adhered to.  Responsible for production reorganisation, managing vendors, consultants, and internal stakeholders.


             Accountable for all aspects of HSE guidelines and policies within the Module & business.

             Accountable to ensure Quality standards are adhered to during the product life-cycle during the manufacturing process.

             Effective route cause corrective action (RCCA).

             Make sure delivery of each product within the Module to OTFIS & OTD.

             Provide leadership and support to the Module in order to achieve defined business goals and objectives.

             Ensure co-ordination and safe delivery of day to day operations.

             Manage customer priorities whilst maintaining satisfactory levels of efficiency within the Module.

             Manage inventory levels in the Module in line with set targets and business goals and objectives.

             Lead, and demonstrate effective utilisation of the Production Team to achieve all designated tasks by ensuring schedules and goals are met.

             Initiate plans and processes which minimise manufacturing costs through effective utilisation of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital.

             Promote standards that meet or exceed our Customer’s expectations.

             Lead and direct work for Module teams as defined by business needs.

             Identify and drive development of the operations team using the HRISon review process and team skill matrix.

             Manage staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach business goals and expectations.


             An experienced Production Supervisor/Manager who has the experience of working within Aerospace, Automotive or a fast paced production environment where there is a high degree of customisation.

             Experience of leading large, diverse teams – 40 - 50+.

             Experience of delivering improvement results using a number of techniques: eg A3’s Documents, 6-Sigma.

             Excellent organisational skills.

             Able to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.

             Strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate and manage diverse teams.

             Able to identify and resolve technical, operational and organisational problems.

             Good written and verbal communication skills.

             Confident to problem solve, perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions.

             Good interpersonal skills and can communicate to people at all levels.

             Good degree of computer skills, Microsoft Office.

             Knowledge of quality and continuous improvement techniques.

What we offer

Parker Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career. Our competitive package will include.

  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing.
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services.
  •         Income Protection.
  •            Employee Resource Groups.
  •            Volunteering day off.

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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