Production Manager

DR Newitt
Competitive base (up to £40,000 DOE)
04 Jul 2019
04 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a leading Food Manufacturer they are currently seeking a Production Manager to join their site leadership.

As the Production Manager, you will succeed through your people, delivering a culture that is friendly, welcoming and supportive.

Comfortable and capable of coaching teams to achieve results and be working towards a zero loss environment.

The role

Working in a highly competitive, fast paced market and located at 'Site', the role holder will be a key member of the Site Operational Team and Production Management Team.   Ownership and accountability for the following are essential:

  • Ensuring the Manufacturing area is a safe, efficient and quality focused operation which satisfies all stakeholder expectations and requirements.
  • Take responsibility for day to day operational performance and ensures any issues are dealt with in the first instance and communicated to relevant Functional Supervisors.
  • Ensuring a continual drive to jointly deliver, with relevant functions; a Site plan to prevent reoccurrence of any issues.
  • Takes responsibility for coaching and developing their teams through effective performance management and promotes a culture in which lean manufacturing, both structurally and culturally is effective and sustainable.
  • Encourages a culture where leadership and working in partnership to drive operational performance are demonstrated through adopting coaching and supportive behaviours.
  • Responsible for developing a budget that releases cost ahead of inflation and for delivery the same.

The candidate

  • Leadership skills (Essential) - leads by example, demonstrating high standards of behaviour, honesty and integrity.
  • Fresh Produce manufacturing experience is essential. 
  • Accepts responsibility and takes ownership of problems, sees change as an opportunity.
  • Delegates empowers and motivates people to achieve goals.
  • Managing people in a change environment (essential)
  • Specific experience of managing continuous improvement processes (desirable)
  • Project Management skills (desirable)

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive base (up to £40,000 DOE)
  • Working Monday to Friday (phone number removed) with every third Saturday morning (phone number removed)
  • Pension – Government auto-enrolment
  • Annual leave – 29 days leave. The incumbent will work bank holidays.

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward a copy of your CV to Simon Norris.

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