Production Manager

Location
Norfolk
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
29 Aug 2018
Closes
26 Sep 2018
Ref
13934023/001
Contact
Joy Oguzie
Function
Production
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent


This is an opportunity to join a FMCG manufacturer at an exciting part of their journey. This company is experiencing growth & as a result are in need of a Production Manager to lead the operational team & supporting the senior management team in driving key objectives.

Client Details

This FMCG company manufacture an array of products from their site in the Norfolk area. As the Production Manager you will be leading the site through an exciting period of change; ensuring continued customer satisfaction through maintaining quality standards & production efficiency.

Description

As the Production Manager you have the opportunity to lead a team. You will be at the forefront of the company's improvement strategy & ultimately ensure their continued success. You will be working closely with the senior management team & key responsibilities will include:
  • Oversee production & engineering teams
  • Monitoring production targets & identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Achieving operational responsiveness through the expediting of orders using tools such as the outstanding list to attain company on time in full (OTIF) objectives
  • Deliver daily briefings to the operational team
  • Leading by example & demonstrate a safety first approach at all times & all safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Ensure the workplace is clean, tidy and organised at all times to facilitate a safe working environment
  • Ensure any non-conformances are fully documented and appropriate corrective action applied


Profile

A Production Manager with prior experience managing a team within a FMCG/fast paced manufacturing environment who also has the following:
  • The ability to think clearly & make quick decisions under pressure
  • An understanding of lean manufacturing & continuous improvement techniques
  • Effective communication of performance feedback & instruction to your team
  • The ability to lead a cross functional team
  • The ability to motivate & encourage a team to reach defined KPIs
  • Health and Safety awareness


Job Offer

Circa £40,000 - £45,000