Production Manager

England, Kent, Sittingbourne
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Jacob Harwood
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Production Manager
Location: Sittingbourne
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Our client is one of the leaders in the fresh produce industry, and due to continued growth within their business, they need to add another Production Manager into their Operations set up.

Reporting into the Operations Manager, this role is responsible for ensuring Quality, Legal, Food Safety and Health and Safety standards are achieved and maintained and make sure that the Production teams are trained in accordance with our Standard Operating Procedures, Health and Safety and Compliance requirements.

The role will be responsible for:

* Ensuring that the production team maintain standards in line with customer audit standards, and BRC Food standards.
* Leading and managing the Production Shift Managers and Line
* Leaders to deliver a quality focused, first time right effective and efficient packing operation on a daily basis.
* Monitoring production rates; correlated on an hourly basis and review performance to maximise efficiency.
* Making sure that the right resources are in the right place at the right time to deliver maximum efficiency
* Ensuring accurate information is communicated in a timely and effective manner across all areas of the business. Ensuring KPI's are tracked and shared within the team and the wider business as required.
* Leading Continuous Improvements and the role out of 6S across all production lines.
* Managing quality to ensure minimum waste and rework whilst maximising yields for the customers.
* Liaising with the quality control team to minimise rejections.
* Correlating and managing all auditable data for the production team.
* Ensuring that all budgetary controls under the production responsibility are managed to ensure that the weekly P&L is in line with and planned to exceed budgetary expectations.

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Jacob Harwood