Production Supervisor

DR Newitt
Perth and Kinross
Salary is up to £25,000
28 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, are a privately owned Food Manufacturer and retailer based in Perthshire.  A new position for a Production Supervisor is available after company investment into new facilities.

The role

  • This person should have experience in production and be able to perform to the high standards achieved through BRC accreditation.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of all production activities and for delivering the production plan in the most efficient and cost effective manner, whilst maintaining the required quality standards and food safety expectations.
  • Allocate tasks; provide instructions & advice to Oven Supervisors, Line Leaders, Process Workers and Production Operatives.
  • Be responsible for the following on shift: Performance, H&S, Quality, GMP & Hygiene.
  • Continually monitor production on all lines to ensure production plan is achieved, whilst adhering to the process controls required.
  • Investigate & implement efficiency and cost saving tasks.
  • Develop his/her team and ensure robust training and development plans are in place to raise the overall competence level of his/her team.

The candidate

  • Previous experience working in a production supervisor role or similar is essential.
  • Previous experience of working in the food industry is essential.
  • Knowledge of food legislation standards.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable.
  • A desire to deliver results and the drive to exceed expectations.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet business needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • A team player.
  • Self-motivated and a strong commitment to personal development.
  • Professional approach and attitude.
  • Proficient in English (literacy and numeracy).

What’s on offer?

  • Working hours of Monday to Friday 6.00 am to 3.30 pm
  • A starting salary of up to £25,000 per year

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or call Simon Norris on 0131 226 5060.

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