Production Manager

Production Manager

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £££comp + bonus, benefits

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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An FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Production Manager due to growth and restructure, this is on a  rotating shift pattern basis including nights.

1 of 4 Production Managers, this role reports to the Factory Manager and oversees the full production of products from goods in to despatch on shift.  

The successful Production Manager will have previous experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment (food, drinks, packaging, or pharmaceuticals); ideally with experience of SAP. You will have proven experience of driving lean / CI initiatives in a manufacturing environment as well as experience of managing, coaching and developing teams.

Responsibilities of the Production  Manager include:
  • Team Management – leading development and organisational change through staff recruitment, training and development
  • Implement production KPIs aligned with business objectives
  • Drive costs savings through efficient use of resources at your disposal.
  • Manage and plan required service levels within the agreed timeframe
  • Be commercially focused and implement continuous improvement initiatives that increase performance
  • Support CAPEX proposals in line with safety, OEE, and quality improvements, with a view to reduce operating costs
  • Improve performance and reduce waste
  • Ensure appropriately trained resource is available to ensure consistent achievement of food safety, quality and GMP standards.
  • Review and implement all legislative and ethical standards with regard to HSE, food hygiene and staff management.
  • Attend daily production/planning meeting with appropriate preparation
  • Review team priorities & progress daily and weekly
  • Work closely with support functions (H&S, HR, Quality, NPD, Logistics, Site Engineering including services and Finance) to identify resources required to action any outstanding issues

Commutable from: Taunton, Yeovil, Chard, Crewkerne, Axminster, Ilchester, Dorchester

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