Production Manager / Shift Manager
Location: Heanor, Derbyshire
Hours: Monday to Friday
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + prospects
It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UK's biggest and brightest food companies. It takes the four magical ingredients of entrepreneurial spirit, the motivation to thrive on challenge, the desire to lead the food industry and ability to work with agility and pace. These ingredients have seen 2 Sisters Food Group become a 23,000-strong team in just 20 years!
We are built on people like you: an exceptional Production Manager or Shift Manager who has what it takes to make an impact in our Matthew Walker business. Matthew Walker is based in Derbyshire and is the world's oldest Christmas pudding maker, producing around 97% of the UK Christmas pudding market. The Derbyshire factory opened in 1899 and relocated to its present site in Heanor in 1967. Matthew Walker produces over 100 different varieties of Christmas pudding and a variety of sponge puddings, supplying to all major UK retailers and a number of food service customers.
About the Role
As Production Manager you will manage 2-4 team leaders in fast pace production environment with 80-100 production staff at peak, ensuring that our products are produced to agreed standards, in the correct volumes, in a safe and timely manner and in a cost effective way. It is fast moving, exciting and demanding. We are looking for a Production Manager who has passion to succeed and is committed to high standards - meeting KPIs around shift performance, safety, efficiency, waste and quality.
Can you do it? Yes you can, if you're fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that's created our brand. Bring those qualities along with those above and you will have the Recipe for success:
- Solid experience as a Production Manager or Shift Manager in food manufacturing
- Prior experience working twilight or night shift is preferred
- Strong knowledge of food safety and quality
- Good people manager with hands on approach, able to lead the workforce effectively.
- Excellent communicator, positive and forward thinking, someone who can inspire and be a driving force
If you feel that you are ready to be a Production Manager for the UK's biggest selling food manufacturer and want to make the most of this amazing opportunity, please apply, we're looking forward to hearing from you!
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.
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