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Nights Production Manager

Zest Recruitment
£46000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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Would like to try something different this year? Would like to be a key player in driving a successful business forward? Want variation in your role and a genuine plan for progression further down the line? If so, you may be the candidate our client is seeking!

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Production Manager with food industry experience to join a growing business. Based on a night shift, you will be driving an already successful team to the next level.

It is a very exciting to time to join substantial investment upcoming, even throughout the current climate. There are lots of changes already occurring on site and within this role you will have the opportunity to oversee and lead these changes.

This site is very focused on training and development across all levels; as Production Manager you will be championing this. You must be a natural leader that is passionate about aiding your teams development. Equally, you will be ambitious also; as the business grows there are bundles of opportunity to develop your career further.

As the successful candidate your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
* Bring a fresh approach to the business in order to continue to improve manufacturing standards
* Support the delivery of reliability and quality strategies
* Work closely with Senior Management to assist in developing and improving continuous improvement knowledge amongst each team

It is essential you have a background in a food manufacturing environment where you have had exposure to and implemented Lean Manufacturing processes. It is not essential to have qualifications within CI but may prove advantageous to have experience in Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5s and Lean Manufacturing in order to make informed, positive changes on site.

You will be accustomed to high pressure situations within a fast paced environment and have confidence in your analytical and problem solving skills when leading complex projects.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are seeking an exceptional opportunity then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact myself. Please contact Lisa-Marie Dienel on 01780 483 999 or email

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

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01780 483999/ 011732 52999
United Kingdom
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