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Production Manager

CPA Recruitment
London (Greater)
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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About the Company

I am working with a high-end food production business based in London, searching for a Production Manager to launch and lead their new production site.  Producing a range of quality, ready to eat products, the business is offering the opportunity for a high-calibre food manufacturing professional to join and develop in their rapidly growing business.


About The Role

To succeed in this dynamic role, the ideal candidate will need to bring strong experience in the following areas:

  • Implement strategic, long term production planning procedures to effectively manage the weekly and monthly operational production planning.
  • Single Point of responsibility to see the business gain and maintain SALSA certification – including writing and amending procedures, training staff, managing record maintenance, handling audits and writing, revising, and implementing HAACP where possible.
  • Monitor all menu cycles to ensure customer service and satisfaction is not interrupted.
  • Utilising your previous operational/ management experience to assess, advise, implement, and standardise factory and production line best practise.
  • Ensure customer requirements/ specifications and service requirements are complied with on all customer accounts. This includes production processing, on-time performance, equipment inventory, and quality assurance controls.
  • Quality focused – ensuring product quality is maintained within specified parameters and within yield targets.
  • Tracking and managing finished product output quality and yields and ensure weekly production profile targets are achieved. 
  • Recruiting staff for production kitchen and ensuring staff hours / rota planned to cover all kitchen duties and prepared to step in as an operative where required.

Shift/ Hours

  • Tuesday–Saturday


About You

The ideal candidate will be a skilled leader and food operations professional, who can manage independently, and deliver quality products within budget, whilst adhering to their high service level agreements.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Food Production and Catering (desirable) 
  • Highly driven with a proven track record of improvements in operational effectiveness and good understanding of HACCP, COSHH, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety requirements.
  • Experience of SALSA accreditation and seeing a business acquire and maintain this (desirable 
  • Analytical and business minded able to compile effective business plans and solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with multiple departments and customers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Ref Code: W40379

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Danielle Nicolas

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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