Production Manager

Posted 11 March by High Profile Resourcing Ltd
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Production Manager (weekends)- Food manufacturing (chilled)

Location: Derbyshire

Salary: £35-43,000 + benefits

Working within our Client’s business is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around retailers and food service UK wide. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people.

As the most senior person on site over the weekends this is a perfect way to demonstrate your ability to take the next step in your leadership journey. Working Friday to Monday you will have the opportunity to shape the Team Leaders and operational staff in this large high care site.

Production Managers at this site are responsible for leading the Operations team of a business unit, to achieve the profit and performance targets set by the Operations Manager. Drive continuous improvement through maximising operational effectiveness and efficiencies whilst reducing costs through the development of people, processes and systems.

Sets improvement strategies for own business unit KPI’s, enhancing the group mission, vision and value as set out in the Plan to Lead. Build and foster enhanced teamwork within a specific area

Devise effective organisational structure based on delivering financial and operational targets, objectives and associated KPI’s.

The role:

To develop and work as part of a site operations team to deliver site operational objectives.

To implement process KPI’s to exceed customer score card.

Lead by example in promoting a harmonious working environment in line with the Company’s policies in Equal Opportunities, Harassment and code of ethics.

Maintain and uphold all aspects of Company HR policies in particular standards of discipline, communication and industrial relations.

Develop, train, coach and motivate the Unit team and operatives, in conjunction with the HR department and carry out annual performance reviews.

Optimise labour utilisation by reducing absenteeism, labour turnover and holiday planning.

Advise or recommend any improvement to work methods which could improve productivity, performance or economy of operation.

Responsible for all activities within the respective business unit across your shift.

Is sufficiently flexible in terms of hours of work to support and cover his or her team.

Contribute to that department / add value be developing requisite skills in this area in line with MP competency framework.

Be conscious of public relations and the image of the Company such that the operation is managed to uphold the presentation of the Company to visitors, customers and general public.

Attend / chair team meetings as required and have clear strategies for good communication between management and operatives to help maintain good industrial relations and improve overall effectiveness of the business.

Optimise staffing levels needed to run efficiently and deliver strategic profit improvement plans.

Accountable for the manufacture of quality product which meets the customer specification.

Measure and review KPI’s to ensure the site meets its operational objectives.

Continuous improvement driven through developing people and fostering teamwork and optimise processes across various shifts and areas.

The person:

Degree educated or equivalent

Minimum of 3 years management experience in a food manufacturing business

Numerate and methodical.

Strong leadership skills with a proven track record of building successful teams.

Interpersonal and communicative skills.

Sound decision maker

Confidence and assertiveness.

Report writing and presentation skills.

Consumer and Customerorientated.

Problem solver.

Pro-active and forward thinking.

Flexibility in hours

FMCG experience

IT literate - PowerPoint, excel and word.

Lean Manufacturing experience.

Advanced Food hygiene Qualification.

IOSH / NEBOSHH qualification.

Can motivate and enthuse staff.

Project management experience.

Use own initiative.

To apply please email your CV

Reference: 39845771

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