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Production/Manufacturing Manager

b3 jobs
Home Counties / East Anglia
£35,000 - £50,000
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Production/Manufacturing Manager

Job ref: 7930 | £35,000 - £50,000 | East Anglia/Home Counties

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative food manufacturer who can provide a rewarding working environment.

This business has experienced tremendous success and is proud of its reputation for providing exceptional customer service and superior quality products.

The job

The purpose of your role as Production/Manufacturing Manager is to manage the performance of the manufacturing function, ensuring all KPI’s are consistently met. This will be achieved through employing GMP and promoting a culture of continuous improvement in every aspect of day-to-day operations.

Key tasks:

  • Lead the production team including the daily management of performance, training, and development as required.
  • Continually challenge procedures and practices in order to deliver sustained and consistent performance levels.
  • Ensure the facility complies with all relevant legal and technical requirements relating to product safety.
  • Ensure good manufacturing practice (GMP) is consistently followed.
  • Promote, encourage and deliver a Total Quality Management approach to processes and practices.
  • Manage holidays, sickness absence, labour costs, productivity, waste, yield, and efficiencies.
  • Control of assigned budgets and continually strive to reduce costs where possible.
  • Ensure the safety, quality, authenticity, and legality of products are maintained through Food Safety compliance and quality procedures.

About you

Key skills and experience for the Production/Manufacturing Manager include:

  • Proven production management skills in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, most preferably food manufacturing.
  • Familiar with and practical experience of lean manufacturing production techniques and process improvements.
  • Able to understand and implement Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Inherent understanding of site hygiene, technical, QA, and Health & Safety requirements.
  • Able to effectively lead, instruct and motivate others.
  • Confident communicator at all levels - able to positively influence internal and external customers, staff, and senior management.

More details

The Production/Manufacturing Manager job is based in the East Anglia/Home Counties region and is paying £35,000 - £50,000 according to your experience.

The package includes 24 days holiday plus bank holidays.

How to apply

To be considered for the Production/Manufacturing Manager job, please click the Apply button.

After submitting your CV, we aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

Food Production Manager | Production Team Manager | Head of Production | Production Team Leader | Production Coordinator | Food Industry Production Jobs | Senior Production Manager


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Heffle Buildings
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East Sussex
TN21 8HU
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