Production Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

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Production & Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Production Manager - Fresh Produce

Location: Peterborough / Spalding

Salary – Circa 50k + benefits

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Production Manager to join our dynamic team in the fresh produce sector.

Recent acquisition and investment resulting in new aspirations and the people within it, could your skill set develop our operation & yourself further here?

Committed to delivering high-quality fresh produce products while ensuring operational excellence, client shorts do not happen here!

  • Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage the production operations, ensuring efficient and timely processing of fresh produce.
  • Develop and implement production systems plans, schedules, and workflows to optimize productivity and meet production targets.
  • Set & implement a range of KPI’s & operating expectations.
  • Manage and lead a team of production staff, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations to foster a culture of teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with other departments such as procurement, logistics, and quality assurance to ensure seamless coordination and smooth operations.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and minimize waste.
  • Maintain accurate production records, reports, and documentation for internal and external audits.


  • Previous experience in a production management role within the fresh produce or FMCG sector.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve production targets and maintain high standards of quality and safety.
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in using production management software and tools.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment with varying production demands.


Our in-house team is highly experienced in placing professionals into the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors. We work with leading SMEs and global organisations across the UK and internationally, priding ourselves on delivering an honest and transparent service.

Find Us
First Floor
Unit 4 Summit Park
Cygnet road

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