- Natures Way Foods
- West Sussex
- £39112 - £48890 per annum
- Closing date
- 13 Jun 2023
- Fresh Produce
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Reporting into the Production Manager you will be responsible for is responsible for leading a team of high performing Department Managers, driving successful outcomes for the business. You will oversee the management of all Production departments within your shift, directing activities to ensure that all products are manufactured on schedule and within the agreed quality standards and cost objectives.
Key responsibilities; In collaboration with the General Manager and other Shift Managers on site, develop and implement strategies to ensure the site delivers its KPI targets. Provide clear visible leadership to the Operations team on your shift. Working with the Department Managers to drive performance on a daily and weekly basis.
Responsible for driving the culture that promotes a safe and quality driven workplace. Plays an active role in the delivery of the continuous improvement programme for the site. Continuously identify ways to reduce cost and improve standards, ensuring full stakeholder engagement throughout.
Responsible for ensuring an ethnically compliant operation this is truly a 'brilliant place to work' Clear accountability for delivery of all KPI's for your shift working with the Site Leadership team.
You will be resilient under pressure being able to prioritise multiple tasks to fulfil your duties as a site manager. Being a natural leader, you will play a key role in developing and building your team to be able to perform at optimum capacity to safely deliver on NWF quality standards and customer order fulfilment. Skills & Experience:
Proven experience to manage teams within an FMCG based environment
IOSH Managing Safety certification
Food Safety level 3 or equivalent
MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Intermediate) Planning and time management skills About you;
Knows when to influence, negotiate or to take a stand
Resilient and calm under pressure
Ability to inspire and motivate others
Approachable Shift pattern;
We operate a rotational shift pattern covering 7 to 7 covering days and nights. You will work a total of 14 days over a 28-day period. Typically you would be working as follows:
Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Week 2 - Wednesday & Thursday
We offer an additional £,1000 pa shift allowance for working days and nights. We offer,Generous benefits packagePension planOvertime availableFree on-site parkingOngoing learning and developmentA genuine opportunity to progress your career.What kind of people do we look for?We look for passionate people and then help them to channel that passion, because their success is our success!We also like people who have high standards, because we do. We are always trying to improve, and we want you to help us do that.Please apply in the first instance if you are interested.
We’re a leading manufacturer of fresh convenient food.
We supply retailers and foodservice companies with prepared salads, coleslaw and potato salad, and fresh food to go salad meals
Natures Way Foods began in 1994, when the Langmead brothers set up a small bagged salad operation. Their big idea was to combine the freshest lettuce with the latest food manufacturing technology. Since then, we’ve grown by expanding our customer base and moving into new fresh, convenient categories and product areas.
We employ more than 1400 people and operate four manufacturing units capable of producing over 326m units. We are guided by an experienced Management Board. The Langmead brothers remain as investors and Non-Executive Directors ensuring agricultural expertise remains at the heart of the business..
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