A Senior Production Manager is needed to work weekdays and take responsibility for Engineering and Production for 4 shifts. Managing all aspects of your 8 lines with a strong focus on people management, continuous improvement and Health and Safety.
Global leader in their field with one of their Factories based in the South West. Highly invested site with first class manufacturing facilities , high automation and top of the range equipment. This company is renowned for developing their staff through training and internal promotions.
The Production Manager is the senior manager for a large production unit looking after four teams in Production and Engineering. You will set the strategic plan for weekly workloads and ensure that products are available as required managing a large volume of SKU's. You will be responsible for the welfare and Health and safety of staff and capable of developing procedures for product manufacture using HACCP and GMP for product manufacture. You will understand the legal requirements for specific products and work closely with quality on product specification. You will work closely with other departments and be responsible for product meeting customer demands. Being an excellent people manager you will be responsible for training and coaching staff, ensuring maximum motivation and development as required.
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a Science or Engineering discipline and have a proven track record in a similar production role, preferably within the food and drinks sector. You will be a self-motivated people manager able to plan, make decisions and solve problems in a fast moving production environment. Preferably you will have working knowledge of HACCP, COSHH and highly numerate processing excellent communication skills.