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Production & Planning Manager

DR Newitt
East Lothian
£40,000.00 - £45,000.00 + Bonus
Closing date
18 Feb 2022

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D R Newitt are working exclusively with an exciting and forward-thinking FMCG business, based on the outskirts of Edinburgh as they begin their search for a Production & Planning Manager. This is a brand-new role that has been created to support the predicted upcoming growth of the business.

Please note – this is a 7 days per week business and you will be required to work alternate weekends.

The Role:

  • Management of a large (c100) production staff, operating across multiple production lines 7 days per week.
  • Highly supportive style of management, coaching and developing staff as required.
  • Driving your team towards consistent achievement production plans and targets/KPI’s.
  • Health & Safety – constantly ensuring that the workplace is a safe and secure environment.
  • Stock management - always prioritising the right products for despatch to minimise waste.

The Candidate:

  • An experienced and committed Production Manager – ideally with experience from a manufacturing environment.  
  • An expert communicator, capable of adapting to staff at all levels and across multiple nationalities.
  • Confident and strong management ability with the ability to handle and resolve conflict.
  • Strong IT systems user – capable of using ERP systems and strong Excel ability.
  • A flexible attitude, willing to adapt to changing priorities in the workplace.  

What’s on offer?

  • The chance to take on a role within an excellent business with huge but realistic growth plans for the not-too-distant future.
  • A competitive salary + Bonus

This is a very exciting opportunity. If you feel you are suitable, please apply with your CV today. If you have any questions at all then please contact Martin Bryce at D R Newitt Recruitment.


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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