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Production Director


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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Production is the backbone of our build process. We build over 10,000 homes a year, nationally. Consistency in quality of build, safety standards and communication with our customers are all key components to a successful production team. We look for people who have the skills to manage projects effectively, build strong relationships with contractors and all trades on site
The Production Director will be responsible for guiding the Production teams across the region to achieve high standards of production quality, to budget, ensuring health and safety standards are maintained always. The successful candidate will have a drive for continuous improvement in a customer centric agenda. You will challenge the status quo and proactively identify operational enhancements that make sure we are the home builder of choice for our customers.
You will lead and inspire the Production teams within your region by raising the bar in people capability and ensuring the quality of talent within the team is able to deliver its current and future requirements. In short, you will support and grow your people to be the very best they can be.

What you will do:

  • Lead the Production Team to achieve the agreed build programmes
  • Carry out technical feasibility review of site prior to Land Purchase Exercise (LPE).
  • Appraise the project buildability in conjunction with the Development Department and produce a construction programme.
  • Attend pre- planning, pre- tender and pre- start meetings to ensure all necessary construction issues are addressed prior to commencement on site.
  • Monitor and drive weekly progress and liaise with other department heads to resolve any delays or issues identified.
  • Ensure that a culture exists within the site construction team that guarantees the required quality of the build process is achieved.
  • Undertake regular visits to site to review progress and adherence to company and HSE procedures.
  • Ensure a rigorous Health & Safety plan is fully developed prior to any site start, for the entire development process from pre-start through to site completion, across the Region. 

What you will have:

  • Extensive Production/Construction management experience is essential, with a detailed knowledge of the building and construction trade 
  • Through knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation you will be able to minimise risk through developing and endorsing safe operating processes
  • Ability to plan and make decisions, take accountability for and can justify decisions, ensuring teams deliver on those decisions
  • A natural and engaging management and communication style, demonstrating a passion and excellence for developing trusting, sustainable and robust relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to manage and track costs (working to site budgets)
  • First Aid qualified
  • CCSCS card (Site Management) is preferred 
  • NVQ Residential Construction Senior Site Management L7 is preferred 

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers licence  

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).   
The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA 

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role.  If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability. 
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.    
We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company. 

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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