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Production Manager | Fresh Produce

Frating, Colchester
Circa £35,000
Closing date
13 Mar 2019

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Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable Production / Packhouse Manager to be responsible for a newly built facility processing and packing salads; supplying one of the leading food manufacturers for the UK's best loved supermarkets. You will manage the new processing operation proactively working closely with the growing operation achieving the best packing efficiency at the required quality and technical standards.

This is exciting opportunity to work within a purpose built and technologically advanced facility where the right candidate can be part of building something extraordinary.

You will be leading a team of circa 20 personnel, ensuring the highest standards of grading, packing and H&S whilst managing and nurturing a highly motivated work force working to a total quality culture. You will also be involved in setting budgets, reporting on key weekly KPI's and making efforts for continual improvements

To be a successful Production Manager it is essential that you are an experienced professional with a track record of working within a fast-paced fresh produce packing environment; it is desirable that you have salads or lettuce / leaf product experience. You will be skilled at building a team, planning throughputs and driving KPI's.

As well as joining a progressive business at the beginning of an exciting journey, you will be rewarded with a salary of c. £35K.

If you are interested please click below to apply or if you wish to have a chat feel free to call Will on 01780 480530 or email


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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