Area Production Manager

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
11 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Kandhu Recruitment
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Manager - Day Shift, Monday to Fridays is needed to manage 40 to 50 people for this fast-paced chilled food business supplying both Multiples and Food Service customers.

THE PRODUCTION MANAGER will report to the Factory Manager and will be responsible for running a production area ensuring the smooth running of all activities via 2 Floor Managers, their Supervisors and Operatives.

This will involve:
·Leading and motivating Production teams
·Top Level Resource Planning and staff allocation with Floor Managers
·Fulfilment of daily production plans to ensure all products are produced on time and in full.
·Ensure that all hygiene, health and safety regulations are being observed by staff.
·Implementing and managing KPI's
·Responsible for Disciplinary, Hygiene and Health & Safety activities of all staff and area

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE will have a background in a similar Production Manager role preferably within the food industry - ideally within chilled or ready meals businesses. You will also have:
·Excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with other departments, senior managers and customers when required.
·Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
·KPI and Continuous Improvement focused, in food manufacturing - preferably in a chilled or ready meals environment
·Experience of computer driven planning and reporting systems driven by major retailer expectations.
·Strong planning and organisational skills in a fluid environment.

Never a dull moment in this fast-paced chilled food business - for a confidential chat about this role, please give Alasdair a call at Kandhu on 01303 271367 or simply follow the links and apply today.

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