Production Manager

DR Newitt
London (Greater)
26 Apr 2019
26 May 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client are a Food Manufacturing client of mines who I have had the pleasure of working with for the last 3 years. A very well established company who are now in the middle of recruiting a Production Manager who ideally comes from an FMCG/Food background and has experience in dealing with BRC. 

The main responsibilities of the role

  • Ensure that production is planned correctly based on customer requirements and forecasts
  • To ensure that all shifts are adequately staffed and ensure that the right number of skilled operatives are trained across all shifts
  • Ensure all production meets the agreed specification for the customer, seeking advice from Technical department where necessary. This includes controlling product weight and controlling prover, baking and temperature times.
  • Ensure that all production KPIs are met.
  • Ensure that health and safety and food safety standards are met at all times
  • Constantly look for new ways to improve and develop standards and ways of working
  • Look for ways to reduce waste throughout the bakery and reduce inefficiencies
  • Develop and coach staff to ensure the business has the correct skills
  • Work closely and support the product development team as required
  • Liaise with customers and auditors as required on factory visits
  • Experience/ Skills Required
  • Food manufacturing management experience is essential as you will be expected to 'hit the ground running driving standards and maintaining BRC accreditation

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