You will be involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes. They ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality.
THINGK is involved in several types of production, adding to the complexity of the job. Tasks typically involve:
— overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;
— ensuring that the production is cost effective;
— making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality;
— working out the human and material resources needed;
— drafting a timescale for the job;
— estimating costs and setting the quality standards;
— monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;
— being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
— monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes;
— liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers.