Production Manager

Location
Taunton
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
PM/1807
Contact
Caroline Johnson
Function
Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Role - Production Manager
Salary - £25,000 - £32,000
Location - Taunton

Are you seeking a new role where you can add real value and take a step away from being just a number in a large business?

This entrepreneurial company is a chilled food manufacturer with huge plans to grow their site and increase their portfolio. In order to make these plans happen they now find themselves seeking a food manufacturing production professional to lead the team and oversee the factory during their time of massive growth. Due to the nature of the product, it is a must that you have worked in the manufacturing of food products previously.

The Production Manager will:
*Ensure that there is a safe working environment for all employees.
*Ensure that product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
*Support and develop a culture within their factory operation where individuals feel able to challenge the status quo and encourage feedback from all levels.
*Utilise appropriate agreed KPIs as a basis for the development of Performance Improvement Plans within the factory.
*Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
*Proactively looks at ways to improve the factory operation through Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

If this Production Manager opening sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing a production team and challenging existing ideas within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for opening.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a production manager within another food company, a shift manager role or alternatively an operations manager looking to take a step back from the stressful world of the blue chip manufacturers. Alongside this, having a positive, open minded and experimental way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999 or at cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.