ENGINEERING PACKING MANAGER

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
CE-SE003078YFJ
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Packing Manager

West Yorkshire

Competitive salary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Packing Manager to join a market leading food manufacturer, created due to a recent restructure within the business. The business will also consider either a strong Production Manager or Engineering Manager with experience in a packing environment. The role involves interacting with a range of internal and external contacts including packaging suppliers, planning, purchasing, marketing H&S and production.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with marketing to agree scope and detail for each co-packing operation
  • Liaise with Procurement, Suppliers and Group Packaging, as appropriate, to obtain samples, costings and define packaging structure and layout
  • Organise first production for any new operation to be attended and checked by supervision.
  • Work closely with the relevant departments to ensure that all operations meet with company and regulatory standards, including packaging materials purchased
  • Participate in audits and ensure annual audits are carried out for all areas of responsibility.
  • Dealing with work related problems, accidents investigations & liaising with Health & Safety
  • Staff level control and staff level adjustment, liaising with HR Department
  • Organisation of training progress in order to create multi skilled operators
  • Planning R+D work with Operations Manager & Engineering Manager
  • Liaising with HOD – Packing Fitters to ensure planned work, schedules and R&D work is met
  • Monitoring packing totals proposed and actual.  Checking daily packing reports for poor performances and differences between shifts

Required Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Food or related discipline – desirable
  • A strong background working in the food or drinks industry
  • Experience in a Packing role at a senior level
  • Experience working with Packing machinery and systems
  • Project management skills