Department Manager - Production

Thrapston, Kettering
Competitive salary & benefits on offer
07 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We’ve got a great job for a Department Manager to join our Thrapston manufacturing site. Working in either Salad & Exotics or Top & Stone Fruit. you will lead your team to successfully deliver your lines KPI’s and drive business performance.

This is a days based role with some weekend working dependant on business needs, working 5 over 7.

As a Department Manager, you will take full responsibility for the day to day running of the shift. You will coach, develop and lead your Team Managers and establish a continuous improvement culture. You will work closely liaising with internal and external suppliers and will build strong, effective relationships ensuring that the site is legally compliant. You will ensure that all levels of waste are recorded, and are accurate including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and potential efficiency; accuracy and waste recording; downtime; product weights; and staff efficiency.

Salary & Benefits

This job as a Department Manager offers a very competitive salary in line with current market rates. We will also offer you a fantastic benefits package; 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 have worked as a Department Manager or Shift Manager within a large scale production/warehouse operation, ideally across Food Manufacturing. You will have proven experience of managing and liaising with internal and external stakeholders such as the Nut/Fruit suppliers, buying and planning teams at our head office. You will have the ability to challenge decisions and behaviours to ensure consistency in service to our customers, and will demonstrate your ability to problem solve. We would love it if you have proven experience working as a strong leader, with the ability to build excellent relationships.

About The Company

 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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