Production Manager £45k

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Suffolk
Salary
£45k
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
28 Dec 2018
Ref
MD929398
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

My client are a large food manufacturing business who are undergoing a large period of growth and seeking a Production Manager to join their successful team. 

I am looking for someone with a minimum of 4 years managerial experience who are able to lead a team of 40 staff and identify achievements and improvements throughout the site including staff training and development.

The role

  • Responsible for direct supervision of all production activities and for delivering the production plan in the most efficient and cost-effective manner, whilst maintaining the required quality standards and food safety expectations.
  • Allocate tasks; provide instructions & advice to Operatives.
  • Be responsible for the following on shift: Performance, H&S, Quality, GMP & Hygiene.
  • Continually monitor production on all lines to ensure production plan is achieved, whilst adhering to the process controls required.
  • Investigate & implement efficiency and cost saving tasks.
  • Develop his/her team and ensure robust training and development plans are in place to raise the overall competence level of his/her team.

The candidate

  • Previous experience working in a production supervisor role or similar is essential.
  • Previous experience of working in the food industry is essential.
  • Knowledge of food legislation standards.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable.
  • A desire to deliver results and the drive to exceed expectations.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet business needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • A team player.
  • Self-motivated and a strong commitment to personal development.
  • Professional approach and attitude.

The working hours for this position is 8am-4pm working Monday - Friday. 

 

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