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Production Manager London

Modern Cooking
London (Greater)
Closing date
16 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Chefly Production Manager London


Chefly is a subscription prepared meal service on a mission to bring the best food to as many people as possible at an affordable price. Cooked in small batches and delivered weekly across the UK, all meals are fresh, chef-created and restaurant quality.


Real Tasty, Real Easy, Real Food


About the role


You will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Chefly Kitchen to ensure standards and quality are maintained. You will be a leading member of our operations team and reporting directly to the board of directors.


You will oversee production operations and liaise with the distribution team, Product development team, suppliers, HR, operations team and the founders to ensure you can reach targets in line with our expansion goals.


You will oversee and implement our evolving and rotating menu. You will be in charge of production planning and in control of all food production processes and systems. 


You will oversee the production of our entire Chefly range and ensure they are produced efficiently, cost effectively and to the highest standards while following the company’s stringent food safety standards.


You will manage the production team and ensure that the team is engaged, developing, learning and aligned with the Chefly vision.




Key responsibilities


  • Health and safety and food safety compliance


    Organise, implement, oversee and monitor all production systems and processes


    Implement a quality control programme


    Be responsible for the kitchen commercials (revenue and profits, staff costs, food costs, wastage)


    Organise workflow to ensure that the production is cost effective, keeping on top of the stock and ordering system ensuring consistency and performing reviews


    Work to set the quality standards and ensure output meets internal quality standards and that due diligence is applied at all times to the manufacture and packaging of the product


    Establish and enforce health and safety standards, procedures and precautions


    Manage/oversee a production team of up to 15 people as well managing a supervisory team  with a focus on team building and living the company values


    Work closely with the development team to implement and train for new recipes


    Be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment and approve maintenance work, purchase of equipment etc.


    Continuously monitor KPI’s to ensure targets are met.


About you


  • Demonstrate experience in food production and ideally prepared meals operations.


    Autonomous operators


    High interest in development and training


    Strong planning and organisational skills


    Problem solver


    Clear & Concise communication


    Strong knowledge of HACCP & COSHH etc


    Highly computer literate with good knowledge of the GSuite platform.




What we offer


  • Competitive salary and benefits package


    Strong Growth Potential with Room to Grow.


    30% staff of all Chefly Products


As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of background.


Must have the right to work in the UK and hold a clean UK licence. Fluent verbal and written English a must. 

Salary: £30,000-£35,000


Expected Start Date: Ready Immediately but will wait for the right person

Closing: n/a

Location: London, SE24 0HG

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