Area Manager (Production Manager) - Nights

Adelie Foods.
Redmoor, Milton Keynes
Up to £45,000 (dependent on experience)
21 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Area Manager (Production Manager) - Nights


Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its three manufacturing locations and five distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with a £230 million turnover.

We are currently recruiting for a Night Shift Production Manager to be based in our manufacturing site in Redmoor, Milton Keynes.  

As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for co-ordinating all of the production equipment and resources available in the production area and manage the team in an efficient way to ensure safety, quality and work standards are met at all times.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead, co-ordinate and prioritise activity across a shift to deliver productivity and efficiency targets in line with agreed production plan
  • Ensure the adherence of all food manufacturing safety and quality standards by all teams on shift safeguarding the delivery of great tasting, high quality food products
  • Lead the ongoing development of the SHE culture, promoting adherence to manufacturing guidelines, accident investigation and audit recommendations to support and improve health and safety in the working environment
  • Ensure that strong communication and information flows are maintained within the operations team
  • Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential
  • Manage team and individual performance throughout a range of HR processes (e.g. absence control/performance management)
  • Forecast and control labour requirements, direct and indirect, to meet production plan requirements and customers expectations within budget
  • Support, mentor and coach team to motivate and increase performance in an open and professional way in line with company expectations

This role is a full-time, working 42 hours per week. The working nights are on a '4 on 4 off' shift pattern, the working times would be from 6pm to 6am.

The ideal candidate

  • Excellent literacy & numerical skills, ability to communicate in writing and for reporting purposes
  • Analytical – ability to pull actionable insight from data
  • Prior experience of leading a team and resource planning in a people intensive, manufacturing/ FMCG environment
  • Experience of managing large numbers of people in complex manufacturing environment
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Accreditation – Desirable
  • HACCAP Level 3 Qualification – Desirable
  • Level 3 Health & Safety – IOSH – Desirable
  • Sigma Six Green Belt Trained - Desirable

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary, Up to £45,000 (dependent on experience) per annum
  • 23 Days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free sandwiches on shift

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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