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Production Improvement Manager

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a Food Manufacturer in Glasgow, who is looking for a Production Improvement Manager to join their team. 

Title: Production Improvement Manager

Location: Glasgow

Salary: TBD

The Role

The Production Improvement Manager is responsible for the development, and improvement of all aspects of the production area, and is a key player in optimising efficiency, quality, and safety within a production facility. you will wear many hats, focusing on the continuous improvement of all aspects of production.

Examples of this role will include;

Identifying areas for improvement.

  • Analysing production data to pinpoint bottlenecks, waste, and quality issues.
  • Observing production processes first-hand to identify inefficiencies and potential safety hazards.
  • Staying up-to-date on industry trends and best practices to find innovative solutions.
  • Ensure root-cause are made visible and appropriate interventions to prevent reoccurrence are captured in SOP's

Implementing improvement initiatives:

  • Leading or participating in projects to streamline processes, reduce waste, and improve product quality.
  • Collaborating with the managers, supervisors, and production staff to implement changes effectively.
  • Facilitating training and workshops to ensure everyone understands new procedures.

Monitoring and measuring results:

  • Tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the impact of improvement initiatives.
  • Analysing data to identify further areas for improvement or fine-tuning existing processes.
  • Reporting progress and results to stakeholders, including management and production teams.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with food safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Staying informed about new technologies and equipment that can enhance production.
  • Fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the production team.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles and tools.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment is a plus.

For more information about this vacancy, please apply and we will call you back to discuss it in more detail.


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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