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Junior Production Manager

CPA Recruitment
London (Greater)
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Closing date
24 Feb 2022
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About the Company

As a fast-growing premium manufacturer of delicious, sweet products for the retail and food service market, our client is looking for a Junior Production Manager to join them at their state-of-the-art BRC grade A site.

About the Role

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role would suit someone with previous Production Planning and/ or HR experience, looking to take the next step in their career. Shadowing for the first 3-6 months, you will bring your keen curiosity and hands on approach to learning the full Production planning function, creating, and implementing production plans whilst leading and managing senior staff members.

Leading a team of Shift & Team Leaders to meet daily production plans.
Production planning
Coordinating role in recruitment process
Working closely with the Production Manager, Shift & Team Leaders, Technical Team and other departments as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deputize for the Production Manager as and when required and during holidays and other absences
  • Leading the team of Leaders and operatives in daily activities
  • Produce 6 weeks running production plan
  • Manage agreed staff levels to achieve production plans
  • Coordinating role in recruitment process. Manage interview & induction processes across Team leaders, Technical and HR teams.
  • Cover HR related issues including investigations, disciplinary, grievance handling as well as absence management
  • Monthly payroll inputs and internal communication 
  • Adhere to company policies relating to Health and Safety when reporting accidents or near miss incidents and have a general awareness for H&S in the workplace
  • Comply with company policies and procedures and participate in any training offered throughout your employment

About You

  • 2 years proven experience in a similar role
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Experience in managing the HR process (grievances, recruitment, holiday etc)
  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Ability to work across departments

Shift Pattern

Shift patterns for the first three to six months of will mirror the Production Managers schedule, working 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

These will then progress to 11am – 7pm / 12pm – 8pm Monday to Friday.


Ref Code: FM40238

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Danielle to or call 020 8203 1000.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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