Production Manager

Hereford and Worcester
£44000 - £54000 per annum, Benefits: BENEFITS
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Sara Frith
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Production Manager to join the team. Reporting to the Factory Manager, you will be accountable for operations for an area of a factory to produce quality products, on time and to specification in a safe and efficient manner within agreed cost standards. You will be required to develop, engage and motivate a large team via Shift Managers as well as effectively managing change

Production Manager Responsibilities include:

Ensure focus for all personnel on safety, food safety and quality within an area at all times
Liaise with HR department to select and develop operational personnel and to ensure that a developmental programme is in place to train and motivate individuals to achieve performance and quality targets. Ensure full training is given accordingly to task procedures and individual needs.
Headcount; ensure the right people are in the right places and complements are managed appropriately
Costing Controls; ensure department cost is managed appropriately
Lead process improvements and cost savings and be the project owner for their area and ensure time scales are met and improvement will be seen
SAP costings and forward planning; working with the SAP team ensure SAP matrixes are met and process honouring adhered to
Completing any health and safety documentation appertaining to the shift.
Weekly Review of targets, Key Performance Indicators and drive improvements/challenge where appropriate

You will be a Production Manager / Operations Manager used to leading a large team (in excess of 150) with a proven track record of leadership skills within an FMCG Food manufacturing environment. You will have experience in coaching and developing teams, effectively managing change and a proven ability to create an inclusive working environment. A supervisor qualification i.e. NVQ level 4 / HND or equivalent or Chilled / high risk experience will be deemed advantageous.

To apply please contact Sara 0151 6668951

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