Production Manager

England, Cambridgeshire
£37500.00 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Jason Kilbride
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

* Manage specific shift within the Packhouse and supporting departments to achieve operational targets & ensure procedures are adhered to.

*Management and development of people. Accountable for developing and maintaining a highly competent and engaged team by identifying areas of improvement in order to maintain a high skill base across production

*Work with the operations and planning teams to ensure the correct stock is available for production on time and with the correct quantities.

*Support Senior Operations Manager with reliable and accurate information and analysis regarding departmental performance.

*Monitor daily performance of the packhouse and taking a proactive approach to improve underperforming areas through coaching, training and redeployment of skills as necessary.

*Overall responsibility of the operation and management system ensuring SLAs and KPIs are met and costs are controlled.

*Champion a culture of "world class" performance through the implementation of Lean manufacturing techniques in order to improve quality, safety and reduce costs.

*Management experience in a labour intensive, high volume, fast moving environment supplying retailers within food or fresh.

*Experience managing a large team within a production environment is essential along with operating within a KPI's driven structure.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

*Proven experience in driving through continuous improvement activities.

*Excellent planning and organisational skills.

*Excellent leadership, problem solving and analysis skills.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride at or Camilla Hurley at or 07585669314 for more information.