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Production Manager

Fourstones Paper Mill is a paper manufacturer and converter who supplies the away from home tissue and specialist crepe paper markets.

We are seeking a Production/Technical Manager for our South Tyne Mill Hexham. This position would suit a Supervisor/Team leader or Process Engineer who is looking to train and progress to a Production Manager to join our Management Team.

The Role

  • Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you will provide hands-on production leadership, managing the stock prep, paper machine and finishing.
  • Setting team objectives and targets.
  • Ensuring the production plan is set and achieved on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all quality, cost, delivery, health and safety and KPI’s are achieved.
  • Resolve any production issues and problems to full satisfactory completion.
  • Participate in daily team meetings, reviewing performance and plans.
  • Working with the Operations Manager/Engineering Manager to develop a culture of continuous improvement, ownership, and positivity.
  • Oversee the paper mill operatives including staff discipline, grievance, and welfare issues, working alongside and with support of the Operations Manager.
  • Implement and manage staff training plans and continued development.

Maintaining and developing Health and Safety records, SSOW and Risk assessments.

The Person

  • Production Manager, Supervisor/Team leader, Process Engineer.
  • A background of working in paper production.
  • Possess demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Able to create a positive culture within the business.
  • Able to provide a team and business with a practical and hands on approach to production management.
  • An excellent track record of successful delivery within a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Competitive salary, 25 days holidays plus statuary bank holidays, relocation package.

Please apply to the Operations Manager at Fourstones Paper Mill Co Ltd, South Tyne Mill, Hexham NE46 3SD. E mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.