Production Manager

b3 jobs
East Anglia
£45,000 - £60,000
Closing date
5 Sep 2019

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Engineering, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, East of England
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Production Manager

Job ref: 62293 | £45,000 - £60,000 | East Anglia

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-known company which is dominant in its market sector. They are highly dedicated to their team - individuals with the passion, vision, drive and willingness to learn are provided with the tools to reach their full potential.

The job

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for driving continuous improvement throughout the production department working closely with all department heads.

You will ensure compliance with all HSE and EA Regulatory requirements, ensure the safe execution and delivery of the manufacturing schedule, deliver continuous Improvement initiatives within the production department, ensure production, financial and operational KPI’s are met, work closely with other departments in the idea generation and delivery of cost saving improvements, manage team development and succession planning programs, act as lead for all operational incident investigations, develop and improve SOP’s and working practices plus work closely with the engineering team to ensure maintenance schedules are managed effectively.


Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent in a chemical, engineering or similar discipline and possess a strong track record in a process chemistry/manufacturing environment. You will also possess Six Sigma/Leam Manufacturing experience plus have worked in a COMAH top tier establishment. You will also have strong team management skills, be results-focused together with excellent communication skills.

More details

The Production Manager job is based in the East Anglia region and is paying £45,000 - £60,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Production Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Ryan Marchant, quoting job reference 62293.

What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Engineering Manager | Head of Production | Manufacturing Manager | HSE Manager | Continuous Improvement Manager | Chemical Engineering Jobs | Chemical Engineer | Process Engineering | COMAH Specialist | Process Safety Engineer | East Anglia | Suffolk

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

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We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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