Production Manager

Full Time

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Backshift Production Manager

Monday to Friday 14:00 – 22:00

£45,000 + bonus

To be responsible for managing the whole site and the main point of contact for all backshift production issues across the factory. You would be responsible for Low Risk, High Risk and High Care areas.

The shift pattern for this role is (Apply online only), 5 days per week and the factory can operate on a 24/7 basis seasonally.

Role Summary

Liaise with the Plant Leader to ensure planned volumes are sufficient and achievable, on both a daily and weekly basis, and ensure the work is organised to meet the plan.
Both directly, and via the Line Managers, ensure that sufficient raw material, packaging and labour is available, both short term and mid-term, and that all equipment is in safe working order.
Effectively and efficiently manage the resources at your disposal, to ensure best use of people, plant, and materials, and that the activities under your control achieve the targets for output volume, quality, and efficiency.
Ensure that all product specifications, and all technical policies and procedures, are adhered to and, if appropriate, report non-compliance and take corrective action.
Supervise the Line Managers, giving direction, motivating and coaching as necessary to encourage them to achieve their performance targets.
Identify inefficiencies in the production process and propose solutions to remove them without impacting on food safety or quality.

Knowledge and experience

Ideally have experience working within manufacturing, preferably a chilled environment.
Previous management experience
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work within a dynamic and challenging environment
Knowledge and experience with a food manufacturing environment
Ability to give instruction and ensure they are completed
Ability to work in a team environment
High attention to detail at all times