Manufacturing Manager - Nights

Manufacturing Manager - Nights

  • Location

    East Kilbride

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Due to considerable site growth, a leading FMCG Food Manufacturer is seeking a Nights Manufacturing Manager to lead the Operations Area Management team on nights, to effectively deliver an operationally excellent and efficient performance in line with the site business requirements.

12 hour nights, Pitman 2 week shift rotation:

18:30 – 06;30
Week 1:  Working - Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun
Week 2:  Working – Weds & Thurs

Realistic progression & development opportunities
Stability and job security
Fantastic culture and working environment

Reporting into the site Operations Manager, you will take full responsibility for managing the production, packing lines and people in your area whilst ensuring that all products are manufactured according to specification and required quality standards. You will also play a key role in ensuring a safe working environment whilst using the correct quantity and quality of raw materials.

Manufacturing Manager - Summary of Key Accountabilities:
  • To ensure your area’s comply with company and legal standards (safety, quality, hygiene, environment, security)
  • Deliver the Operational strategy, plan and use your team to ensure continuous improvement activity is in place to drive year on year improvements across both Manufacturing and Hygiene
  • Ability to communicate and lead a compelling and inspired vision for the Area teams in line with the site Operations vision and strategy
  • Work cross functionally with the Operation, H&S, Technical and Engineering Teams to ensure a culture of continuous improvement becomes commonplace
  • Regularly review working practises, developing a personal knowledge of the Company’s product range and production issues in order to facilitate more flexible working and labour optimisation, including new shift patterns and scheduling as well as understanding and ownership of the Operational issues
  • Full competency and capability development of Area Managers to future Manufacturing Managers through PDP’s, PDR’s and training
  • Ensure total area compliance and lead product quality with all applicable corporate and legal standards (personal safety, food safety, quality, hygiene, environment and security)
  • Delivery of the KPIs to achieve the site business plan (safety, quality, service, cost, people and projects) ensuring accurate performance reporting across the area
Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

We are looking for an experienced Manager with a progressive mind-set, proven leadership and communication skills with a strong track record of or driving improvements and developing teams within a Food Manufacturing environment. 

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