Head of Production
Location: South West England
Job type: Permanent
Role – Head of Production
Day Shifts – Monday to Friday
Package - Competitive basic salary, 25 days holiday + 8 bank holiday, Private health cover / Life Assurance
I’m currently working with a leading manufacturer with a worldwide presence. They are well-known across their sector and work with well-known brands as well as manufacturing own brand products.
As part of their continued growth, they are looking to recruit a Head of Production to manage and develop the process, filling, packing, engineering and logistics operation in line with business objectives.
To manage and drive productivity and efficiency increases within area of responsibility. Particular focus upon wastage, direct labour efficiency, overhead costs, and throughputs.
To ensure achievement of the Process (bulk manufacture) Filling and Packing manufacturing schedules on time and in full
To ensure all finished items are dispatched to customers on time and in full.
To ensure all quality systems and processes are adhered to at all times
To review all audits including customer, external organisations, and internal ensuring prompt resolution of any non-compliance
To ensure compliance with Company Health & Safety and Environmental policies
To manage all operational budgets to agreed levels.
To initiate and drive continuous improvement activities in all areas using Lean techniques
To drive a bulk batch time reduction programme
To manage and develop a culture with the highest levels of employee engagement
To ensure training and coaching programmes are in place and records maintained for all personnel.
To initiate and manage capital investment projects to agreed timelines and costs.
To apply for this role, you’ll need to have managed an FMCG production facility with 300+ employees and multiple SKUs. The role comes with a competitive basic salary, private healthcare, life assurance and 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays.
If you’ve got the required experience and are looking for a new challenge, don’t delay in sending your application!
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