Production Front Line Manager - Forest Gate

Forest Gate
18 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Front Line Manager
A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis Forest Gate we are looking for a Production FLM to play a key role within the manaufacturing area. The role will consist of  managing , developing  and leading a team of bakery operators effectively to enable the teams to deliver challenging production volumes within a tight schedule, in compliance with H&S, Quality and Food Safety regulations.
Desired Skills and Experience

  • Lead, manage and develop their team consisting of shift-based production operatives.
  • Assume responsibility for the Site during ‘out of hours’ periods; ie. night shifts and weekends.
  • Develop and maintain an efficient manufacturing operation in alignment with the Business Strategy, Site Plan and Key Performance Indicators.
  • Ensure delivery of daily target production volumes and service levels.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and legal standards (Health & Safety, Quality, Food Safety, Environmental).
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the team by displaying a personal commitment to reducing waste, improving line performance and product quality.
  • Demonstrate visible leadership through leading by example, challenging the status quo and exhibiting a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Manage and control labour costs in line with budget and continuously strive to identify opportunities to reduce costs and non value added activity.
  • Ensure that any incident or near miss (Quality or Health & Safety) is investigated and corrective / preventative actions identified to mitigate the risk of a reoccurrence.
  • Promote a team working culture by developing positive working relationships within the team and across the different functional teams on site.

Location:  Forest Gate
Type of role: Full Time, Permanent
Reporting to: Senior Front Line Manager
Closing Date: 1st September 2017 
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

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