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Production Manager | Fresh Produce | Southampton

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29 Oct 2020

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Production Manager | Fresh Produce | Southampton

Are you a strong and inspirational team leader? Would you like to join a successful and fast-moving production team? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client

Our client is a specialist fresh cut flower business in the Southampton area who are committed to supplying an excellent standard of product to the online market.

About the Job

Reporting into the General Manager you will effectively oversee the production and operation, ensure that cost and customer service levels are managed. You will also be responsible for the sales forecasting / MRP system, checking invoices and updating spreadsheets and data onto the MRP system. This is a 50/50 office/warehouse based role, you will be expected to spend time in all departments in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of stock management, the quality control process and order production.

The Ideal Candidate

They are looking for a proactive, adaptive and hands-on Operations Packhouse/Production Manager to support the busy function of the General Manager in a range of tasks. . Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations are essential, as well as the ability to work efficiently to tight deadlines. You must be a strong leader with good communication skills with the ability to inspire and engage well with the team. You will ideally possess a Six Sigma Green Belt or higher qualification or be able to represent a Continuous Improvement mindset.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. Alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role, please contact Lawrence on 01780 480530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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