Area Production Manager / Department Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-08-31 00:00:00

Area Production Manager / Department Manager
£40,000 - £45,000 (DOE)
FMCG Food Manufacturer

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturer is currently seeking an Area Production Manager / Department Manager to lead, develop and motivate their team in a consistent and safe way in an environment of continuous improvement.

The successful Area Production Manager / Department Manager will have previous FMCG food manufacturing experience. You will ideally have experience of operating and managing employee relations within a unionised environment as well as a strong track record of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing practices.

This is a Monday – Friday days based position, however flexibility is required as per the needs of the business.

Key responsibilities include:

• Provide direction and support to all staff, managing and facilitating their performance and development.
• Ensure all staff are fully trained and competent to carry out their individual roles.
• Monitor and control labour and material to ensure budgeted targets are delivered
• Lead continuous improvement so that ideas for improvement are identified and implemented.
• Reduce waste in all areas, labour, raw materials and energy costs.
• To collate and interpret daily information and ensure continuous improvement focus.
• Monitor primary causes of downtime and develop action plans to resolve these issues.
• Actively promote a safety culture within the business and ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are met.
• Ensure all risk assessments are completed and continually strive to reduce risk within the department.
• Ensure all equipment and machinery is 100% safe.
• Take full ownership for product quality in the day to day running of the department.
• Monitor customer complaints and initiate corrective actions to resolve persistent issues regularly.

Applications via CV submission only.

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