Production Section Manager

England, West Sussex, Chichester
£28000.0000 per annum
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Natures Way Foods Ltd
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

The role of Section Manager at Natures Way Foods is to co-ordinate highly motivated and passionate teams to continuously deliver quality and sustainable factory performance in line with the customer and business expectations. This is a fast paced and business critical position that would suit a dynamic and ambitious individual.

About NWF

Natures Way Foods (NWF) is a leading manufacturer of fresh convenient food. We supply prepared salads, prepared fruit, coleslaw and potato salad, dressed salads, and fresh food to go products to some of the UK's largest supermarket and food-service companies. We have three manufacturing sites on the beautiful South Coast with a fourth opening early next year. We are a privately owned company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We've grown substantially over the last 22 years, currently employing nearly 1200 permanent staff and we have ambitious plans to continue on a journey to becoming a £250 million business.

Job Description

  • Managing a team of c.10 Operatives
  • Ensuring the operation delivers against KPI's on a daily basis
  • Attendance to Daily Quality Assessments meeting to review product quality
  • Liaise with the planning and forecasting team
  • Personnel management and developmentincluding recruitment
  • Ensuring zero food safety/H&S issues within the section

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Positive and resilient attitude
  • Proven planning and prioritisation skills
  • Exceptional communications skills
  • Proven people management experience
  • Manufacturing experience, preferably FMCG but not essential
  • Commercial acumen

Section Managers at NWF will have exposure to training and development that will advance their skills including such as; ISOH managing safely, HACCP and food safety, MIMO (OEE system) Short interval control and improvement plan tool, Six Sigma, for continuous improvement projects

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