Production Manager – Malteries Soufflet, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits
Soufflet is a French, family-owned agri-foods group of international scope. It operates in the barley, wheat, rice and pulses sectors. The Group is the biggest family-owned direct buyer of cereals in Europe and has also established itself on the international cereal markets, through its Soufflet Négoce subsidiary. In wheat, it is one of Europe’s top millers, an expert in providing customised blends of ingredients and a significant industrial player in the bakery food markets.
In barley, it is a major player in the global malt market. Malteries Soufflet is one of the Group’s main subsidiary companies and is a leading supplier to the brewing industry with 27 production sites in 13 countries around the world. The company serves some of the world’s leading brewers and has a strong presence in UK with the commitment to continue to invest and grow. An opportunity has arisen for a Production Manger to lead the production operations of Malteries Soufflet’s UK facility based in Burton on Trent. For further details about the company please go to www.soufflet.com
Reporting to the UK Country Manager, the Production Manger will be responsible for the safe and efficient management of the company’s UK production operations in Burton on Trent. You will lead the manufacturing function within budget and ensure targets meet customer requirements and standards. You will have full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met. You will be responsible for developing an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible team by building working relationships ensuring that health, safety and environmental requirements are adhered to. You will manage the team on best practice and establish standard policies and procedures whilst also mentoring and leading teams. You will implement and manage continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes.
- Bachelor’s degree and/or related production operations experience
- 10+ years’ experience in a supervisory or management role
- Production experience in the brewing industry would be highly desirable. Candidates with relevant production experience in the food industry will also be considered.
- Demonstrated leadership skills in a manufacturing environment
- Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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