Production Supervisor

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
10 Oct 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The role necessitates effective people management skills, with a focus on motivating and developing individual team members to improve the overall skill set of the unit. The role must adopt a pro-active approach to food safety, liaising closely with the Cookline, Technical and Quality functions.

Client Details

FMCG Manufacturer based near Huddersfield.

The client works with a large portfolio of market leading brands with more being added to the collection regularly.


Overall management of the relevant department

Labour Planning and Variance Management

Material usage and waste

Stock control and Accuracy

GMP/Audit readiness

H&S & Training

Metrics CI and PIP reporting

Succession Planning

Fulfilling requirements through the production process to the agreed customer and quality standards

Identifying and fulfilling training requirements of the department and any other associated departments

Adhere to all site induction/training programmes, maintaining a skills matrix

Participation inHACCP and ensure implementation of control measures

Controlling, re-using and costing non-conforming production and eliminating causes of non-conformance

Maintain weekly production plans and track capacity and utilisation

Liaise with Supply Chain and stores to ensure raw material requirements are maintained

Liaise withNPD andQA manager to ensure the incorporation of all new products into the production process

Attend relevant meetings and be prepared to meet expectation

Conduct relevant briefings to the team and recognise under performance or concerns challenging appropriately

Report to Operations Manager on all production/personnel issues and implement corrective action.


Experience in manufacturing in a high volumeFMCG environment

Previous manufacturing management experience preferably gained within the food industry

Must have a proven history in motivational techniques to get the best from the team

IT literate

A working knowledge of Key Performance Indicators

Sound team / line development skills

Ability to use initiative

Confidence to make on the spot decisions

Job Offer

Competitive salary

Monday - Friday days based role

Progressive company

Opportunity to progress through the ranks

45 direct reports

Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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