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.
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
H&S & Training
Metrics CI and PIP reporting
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
A working knowledge of Key Performance Indicators
Sound team / line development skills
Ability to use initiative
Confidence to make on the spot decisions
Monday - Friday days based role
Opportunity to progress through the ranks
45 direct reports