Production Manager - FMCG / FOOD

Posted 21 September by Encore Personnel


I'm looking to recruit a Production Manager to join a market leading company who supply into the FMCG sector. Due to continued growth, they are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Production Manager to manage all production related activities.


Alfreton, Chesterfield, Denby, Derby, Hucknall, Ilkeston, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Mansfield, Matlock, Nottingham, Ripley, Sutton-in-Ashfield


  • £40k - £50k
  • Bonus (dependant on company and individual performance)
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Management Bonus
  • Contributory Pension
  • Internal progression
  • To be a part of a company that is growing aggressively
  • 28 Days Annual Leave & Statutory Holidays

THE ROLE: As a Production Manager you will be required to:

  • Manage all production processes
  • Ensure production have the necessary raw materials to manufacture products
  • Data analysis - to aid the decision making process for the supply of raw materials, demand of finished goods and reporting of key performance indicators
  • Produce Master Production Schedules and prioritise workflow ensuring optimum production
  • Ensure on time delivery in full
  • Monitor output, quality, cost and health & safety ensuring KPI's have been met
  • Getting the best out of staff and identifying training needs
  • Ensure that assigned section activities are conducted in accordance to company procedures and standards ensuring high quality output
  • Lead continuous improvement activities and support initiatives to improve efficiencies
  • Improve maintenance and service of equipment
  • Check the quality of components manufactured through inspection and report any non-conformances
  • Working closely with departmental managers to improve overall output

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Production Manager will have:

  • Previously worked in a mixing process (big batch) environment or FMCG/Food
  • Proven track record of ensuring products are manufactured at the right cost and level of quality
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Knowledge of process mapping and Six Sigma (beneficial)
  • A dynamic personality with the attitude to always do better
  • Ability to communicate and engage with people across all levels


To be considered for this role, please click on the link provided. If you would like any further information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Taher Rahman

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.

Reference: 33368668

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