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Shift Production Manager

CPA Recruitment
£40,000 - £45,000
Closing date
25 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Operations, Packaging, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

About the Company

Product leaders in their sector, this chilled food business manufacture a range of own label products for retail, food service and export markets.  This is a modern thinking highly innovative business with excellent growth and a strong commitment to quality.

About the Role

  • Working as part of the wider business Senior Leadership Team but directly managing all aspects of the production facility operating across a 24-hour 7-day week with circa 60 staff and 7 direct reports.
  • Improving efficiencies and reducing overhead costs through implementation of standard operating procedures and instilling a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Setting departmental budgets and KPI’s in line with business forecasts and objectives.
  • Project management of new machinery installation and commissioning.
  • Ensuring that production and cross function departments are compliant with both quality and health and safety standards and that an audit ready culture is driven at all levels of the business.
  • Structuring staff training and development in line with department and business needs.
  • Procurement and stock control of raw ingredients and materials, ensuring that costs saving initiatives are implemented where required.
  • Management of internal and external contractor maintenance functions within the production departments.
  • Implementation of work on request systems and preventative maintenance planning.
  • Management of research and development functions and NPD trials / product development.

About You

  • Have great people skills / motivating / winning the team / taking them with you.
  • Show hard evidence of getting results / achieving challenging KPI’s.
  • Used to a quick and agile manufacturing environment.
  • Creative innovative thinker who can demonstrate use of own initiative.
  • Have a good commercial outlook and general business understanding.

Shift Pattern

2-week rotating shifts from Monday – Friday

6am – 2pm or 2pm – 10pm

Ref Code: FM40113

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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