We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Production Operations Manager at our Wakefield Bakery manufacturing site. Every week across all 8 production lines we produce 4 million individual loaves, baguettes, rolls, muffins, pitta, pancakes and crumpets. We deliver over 200 trailers of products to our 8 depots on a weekly basis. You will be responsible for our bread, baguette, rolls and muffin plants, essentially half of our unit output.
Reporting to the Head of Bakery you will you will take full responsibility for the day to day running of all operational production areas within the bakery, ensuring the Health & Safety of all colleagues whilst maintaining and making improvements in all areas. You will be responsible for maintaining a balanced scorecard against KPIs to drive further growth across the site, to ensure we deliver great quality, in time, in full every time.You will need to have a clear focus on yield in order to help maximise profits and will take a driven and focused approach to our Daily Review Meeting system to drive performance improvement.
You will work with our current teams to drive the Continuous Improvement Strategy and Productivity, through our pmr processes, colleague involvement and engagement.
Salary & Benefits
This job as a Production Manager offers a very competitive salary in line with current market rates. We will also offer you a fantastic benefits package; car allowance, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), a discount card for you and two friends or family members giving you each 10% off your shopping in Morrisons, Colleague Bonus Scheme, Single Healthcare Cover and competitive pension scheme. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as tonnes of flexible benefits.
You will currently be working as a Production Manager/Operations Manager, or equivalent, within a fast-paced production environment. We would love for you to have a proven track record in an operational management role in particular delivering results, with a strong emphasis on leading, motivating and developing. Experience in leading and coaching managers to drive forward results and step change operational performance would also be a great advantage, and would be in line with the expectations of our current managers.
You will have a good working knowledge of the tools and techniques of Continuous Improvement and how to integrate them into a business.
About The Company
About Wakefield Manufacturing
Our current production at Rathbones contains 8 plants. We currently produce 1,200,000 sliced loaves, 40,000 baguettes, 2,000,000 rolls, 600,000 muffins per week!! Our newest plants house our Naan, Pitta and Crumpet lines! We have over approx 40 SKUs and we are the only bakery in the Morrisons family.
You may already know that Morrisons is the UK’s 4th largest supermarket. But did you know that we’re also the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer?
Our offering is unique, as unlike other supermarkets, we source and process over 90% of the fresh food that we sell in store.
We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving 11 million customers across the UK over nearly 500 stores and an online home delivery service.
Why Join Us?
We’ve a fantastic bunch of people who are at the top of their game in all kinds of fields. And in return for looking after our customers, we look after them with great rewards. Don’t just take our word for it, click here to hear from our colleagues about what life is really like at Morrisons.