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REF:0712 Production Manager

Eddie is a Manufacturing Professional with extensive management experience within a variety of international companies and cultures.

A proven track record in fast-moving, deadline-driven manufacturing environments, utilising skills which include;

• Strong people manager; development of staff; effective delegation
• Planning and managing projects from conception to execution
• Analytical approach to planning, forecasting and change implementation
• Well developed time management and resource management skills
• Hands-on approach to tasks to encourage, support and inspire staff

Employment history
November 2015 – August 2020 Wabtec Rail UK

General Manager Wabtec Rail Scotland April 2018 – August 2020

• Accountable for P & L of Kilmarnock facility
• Responsible for 170 employees including Eng, Finance, H & S, Quality and Operations functions
• Accountable for £15M order book
• Transformed business from circa £300K loss to £0.5M profit
• Established new KPI’s and measuring manufacturing efficiency to achieve this
• Re-evaluated how AAW (additional arising work) was costed to improve profitability
Introduction of new rolling stock into the UK diminished the refurbishment workload and I was tasked with evaluating strength and

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