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Production Manager

London, Cumberland
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Production Manager
Meals London, Cumberland
Salary Competitive
Pension, Healthcare and Bonus
Shift -Tuesday to Friday 17:00-03:00 with flexibility to cover holidays on shifts Sunday to Wednesday and Wednesday to Saturday (same hours apply)

•    Life Assurance (2.5 x salary)
•    Short Term Bonus Scheme
•    25 days holiday
•    Staff Shop
•    Stakeholder Pension Scheme
•    MyBargains Discount Platform
•    Personal Accident Insurance
•    Free Independent Mortgage Advice
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    A Range of voluntary benefits (holiday purchase scheme, additional life assurance, dental & hospital cash plans)
•    Discounted tutoring for children
•    Access to financial learning tools and affordable loans via your salary
•    Private Medical Insurance
Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, which is one of the most advanced, innovative and dynamic food markets in the world. 
In London, Bakkavor Meals employs over 2,400 people across three sites and a distribution centre in the Park Royal area.  These sites specialise in making chilled ready meals, houmous dips, deli products and savoury accompaniments, and are part of Bakkavor's Meals sector which has eight factories in total in the UK. 
This Senior Section Manager role is for the Cumberland site reporting into the Factory Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:

•    pro-actively managing Health & Safety
•    leading and driving standards of quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping within your area through Good Manufacturing Practice (G.M.P.)
•    managing performance of your teams
•    owning the training & development of all levels of team including managers.
•    managing the NPD process within your area
•    challenging and introducing new KPIs to drive performance.
•    planning, organising and measuring labour and material requirements
•    managing the communication process to ensure that the workforce in their area is well informed on relevant business news
•    supporting and encouraging the Bakkavör values and a positive culture within your area, whilst fostering good employee relations
•    the recruitment of direct reports and an involvement in all staff recruitment within your area
•    Managing projects and driving change across all shifts please 

What you will need
You will ideally have experience working in a food manufacturing environment and will have led teams in a fast paced manufacturing business. You will understand retailer expectations and how we meet them.
You will be a great leader capable of inspiring and engaging your team, understanding the pressure of a factory environment.
Proud to be Bakkavor
We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food - you just didn't realise it. We make innovative fresh products, with around 18,500 colleagues working across the UK, US and China. We’re the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry supplying meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers (including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose). We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas. And we’re ready for more people who share our values and passion for quality to join us. 



We’re the biggest name you’ve never heard of. You’ve probably eaten our food. You just didn’t realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and breads for Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose in the UK. In the US our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret.

We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas and we’re ready for more people to join us who share our passion for quality.


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