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Dairy Production Manager

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c. £33,000 + overtime
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Dairy Production Manager

£33,000 + Overtime
Dairy Products
Job ref: 8219

The company

You will be working for a traditional business that produces high-quality, organic, and chilled fresh products which are supplied to wholesalers and specialist retailers, plus direct to consumers.

The business has experienced phenomenal success and growth over the last few years, recently installing brand-new production lines and machinery to keep up with this increased demand.

About the Dairy Production Manager job

This is a hands-on role that is responsible for the day-to-day management of the production staff and processes, ensuring a smooth and efficient operation of the unit.

Key tasks:

  • Taking orders from customers.
  • Ordering milk to match the weekly demand.
  • Operating and cleaning the milk pasteurizer.
  • Operating and cleaning the bag in box milk filling machine.
  • Filling out quality paperwork.
  • Managing the dispatch paperwork for deliveries.
  • Helping the forklift driver load the dispatch vehicles.

Skills & experience required for the Dairy Production Manager job

  • Experience working in a production role in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Hands-on experience, or good working knowledge of operating pasturisation machinery - most preferably dairy products.
  • Food Hygiene and/or Food Safety qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Able to lead and work well with a small team.
  • Good with numbers.
  • High level of attention to detail

More details

The Dairy Production Manager job is based in Wiltshire and is paying c. £33,000 (paid at £16 per hour) for a 40 hour week.

The role includes 32 days of annual leave per year, plus overtime is available of up to 50 hours per week.

The working hours are Sunday to Thursday, 11 am - 7 pm, however some flexibility will be required during peak times.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Production Supervisor | Production Manager | Production Team Leader | Production Line Leader | Food Manufacturing Production Management Jobs | Food Production Jobs


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