Section Manager

£25,000 - £27,000
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time



To ensure that products are manufactured within allocated areas to quality standards at minimum cost to laid down plan, in line with area CCP, GMP and H&S and agreed KPI targets.  To actively identify and participate in the delivery of continuous improvement activities to exceed agreed targets.


Health & Safety - To maintain a safe working environment for all employees in their area by supporting and enforcing standards as set out in the SHE policy.

Quality Standards - Ensure teams are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality and presentation and housekeeping.

Performance Management - Manage performance and attendance of the team including first level formal written disciplinary action, performance review, absence management (including return to work procedures)

Training & Development - Ensure that operatives are coached and trained in all aspects of their role, including health and safety and food safety standards and quality control procedures.

Administration - Carry out necessary administrative tasks and produce data / reports as required including DWOR, T&A, holiday management and any other relevant data

Continuous Improvement - Manage improvement activities including KPIs, waste management and production control processes and associated administration and record keeping.

Adherence to Plan through Team - Ensure that their team are correctly deployed and are performing to standards in adherence to the plan. Manage breaks and the shift changeover process to ensure it does not disrupt productivity and workflow

Communication - Ensure mechanisms are in place and supported to provide effective communication, upwards, downwards and sideways

Qualification Requirements

You will already have experience of managing people

Knowledge of HR processes

Solid knowledge of Technical processes and standards

Good Customer Awareness

An understanding of Performance Management

Knowledge of Safety & Environment (ideally IOSH Managing Safely qualification)

Experience of managing Multi-disciplinary teams


  • Leadership
  • Planning/Time/Change Management (CI),
  • Motivation
  • Ownership & Commitment
  • Decision Making
  • Drive & Determination
  • Numeracy & Literacy
  • Data analysis/interpretation