Production FLM

Central Belt Scotland
£dependent on experience
10 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Eden Scott’s client is a leading food manufacturer supplying a range of branded products to the UK, Europe and International markets from multiple sites throughout the UK.

Due to continued growth, investment and new lines we are looking to recruit a number of Production Front Line Managers.

Candidates don’t necessarily need to have previous food experience but must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and people management / supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment.

You will be working on 12 hour shifts, days and nights (4 on 4 off)

Reporting to the Production Shift Manager, you will implement a World Class Manufacturing environment through excellent leadership behaviours.


  • Manage a team of Operators to deliver the Business Plans.
  • Attaining KPI standards, identifying and implementing improvement opportunities.
  • Drive effective performance management using lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Focus on clear communication, plant handover, team briefs, team development, taking responsibility and accountability for open and honest communication.
  • Work to plant matrices, alert management team of any drift from targets etc.
  • Optimise the process and deliver site priorities by managing/leading Safety, Right First Time, Quality, Cost, People and Delivery.
  • Facilitate and deliver consistent training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Support up skilling of the operation teams.
  • Drive effective process management to deliver excellent quality standards


  • Previous supervisory / management experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to manipulate data and software systems to produce reports.
  • A working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Previous food manufacturing experience would be advantageous but not essential!

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Alasdair Murray on 0131 550 1117.

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