Production Manager - Nuts

Thrapston, Kettering
Competitive salary & benefits on offer
24 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Production Manager - Nuts at our Thrapston  manufacturing site. Reporting to the Site Manager you will you will take full responsibility for the day to day running of all operational production areas within nuts, 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, through colleague involvement and engagement.

Salary & Benefits

This job as a Production Manager - Nuts 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.

About You

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 Thrapston Manufacturing

Morrisons acquired the site back in 2004 and added a purpose built distribution warehouse in 2005. It's the home to 740 colleagues and produces 130 million packs of fruit and 40 million packs of nuts each year.

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.


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