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Production Manager

DR Newitt
South Yorkshire
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The safe operation of the production facilities based on SQPDC that meets the Demand forecast for the business. Drive operations excellence through the management and operations team using this to achieve lasting cultural change in the behaviours and standards within operations Increase operational efficiently through direction and education of the operations team Effective cost control to drive savings in material use, labour and overhead.

  • Leadership of Health & Safety and well-being of staff (contract/agency/visitors), including the progress of operational risk assessments and safe systems identifying and reducing the prevalent hazards, with the areas of responsibility.
  • Protection of the environment, securing the operations through adherence to the operational controls that are in place.
  • Active visible felt Leadership of the operations in delivering the strategy
  • Define the cultural changes that are required to achieve the standards in safety quality and hygiene, through influence of the team and the broader business ensure that this is integrated into the business culture.
  • Robustly manage the behaviours within operations to drive compliance and adherence from the whole team
  • Promote engineering reliability through use of toploss and SIC programs to ensure that the overall breakdown rate remains at no more than 5%. Support asset stewardship and autonomous maintenance through the tech op role and operations team    
  • Management of the operation to achieve the product quality and required attributes as define in the specifications. Delivery of the production plan at above 97% plan attainment and plan accuracy and service levels of 99.5% and above
  • Proactive contribution to the S&OP process, in responding on reduction and removal of constraints to the demand profile.
  • Design develop and implement a labour plan that meets budgeted expectations for planned volume including developing an effective management process for holidays.
  • Ensure effective SOP’s are developed by the team, robustly applied and rolled out to all operatives.


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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