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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Head of Production


Job Description:

Orion are proud to exclusively partner with our engineering client based in the heart of Hampshire. This business prides itself on the collaborative and amiable environment it has created and more importantly maintained for all staff members - from the shop floor to the C-Suite, this truly an exceptional culture to be a part of. 

As an engineering business, they have consistently seen significant increases in their revenue and profits and they are happy to say that this is due to the dedication and hard work of all of their team members, who proactively contribute to the end result. Like any engineering business that sees this level of consistency and growth, the leadership is vital to maintain this and so as a result we are delighted to be able to support them to appoint their next Head of Production

As the newly appointed Head of Production you will take on the following;

  • Management of 3 direct reports and 30 indirect - man-management responsibility 
  • Embed a LEAN culture into the production floor 
  • Look at strategies on how to reduce stock losses 
  • Utilise the existing team leaders knowledge and length of service to drive new communication/process into the shop floor 

They will reward the Head of Production with the following: 

  • 23 days holiday (increases with length of service) 
  • Private Healthcare Scheme 
  • Company Car Allowance 
  • Company Bonus Scheme 

We will be excited to hear from you if you can demonstrate: 

  • Demonstrable experience of implementing LEAN with a change culture mindset 
  • Proven examples of where you have streamlined processes with cost saving results 
  • Not be too far removed from the hands on / day to day of production and have a 'hands on attitude' 


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    23 days holiday (increases with length of service) Private Healthcare Scheme Company Car Allowance Company Bonus Scheme

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Executive (Director, Department Head)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent