Location: North East England
Job type: Permanent
Our client are a leading Food Manufacturer with some well-loved chilled and frozen brands within their category, they are currently seeking a Production Manager to join their team during a very exciting period.
Working in a highly competitive, fast paced market and located at 'Site' reporting to the manufacturing Manager, the role holder will be a key member of the Site Operational Team and Production Management Team. Ownership and accountability for the following are essential:
•Ensuring the Manufacturing area is a safe, efficient and quality focused operation which satisfies all stakeholder expectations and requirements
•Monitoring all stages of processing on production lines – yields, performance, waste, production targets, etc.
•Control of raw materials incoming and outgoing
•Responsible for day to day operational performance and ensures any issues are dealt with in the first instance and communicated to relevant managers
•Ensuring a continual drive to jointly deliver, with relevant functions; a Site plan to prevent reoccurrence of any issues
•Takes responsibility for coaching and developing their teams through effective performance management and promotes a culture in which lean manufacturing, both structurally and culturally is effective and sustainable
•Encourages a culture where leadership and working in partnership to drive operational performance are demonstrated through adopting coaching and supportive behaviours
•Responsible for developing and adhering to budgets
•Responsible for ensuring that best practice is shared between all departments
•Great leadership skills
•Accepts responsibility and takes ownership of problems, sees change as an opportunity
•Delegates, empowers and motivates people to achieve goals
•Managing people in a change environment (essential)
•Specific experience of managing continuous improvement processes (desirable)
•Project Management skills (desirable)
What’s on offer?
•Competitive base (up to £50,000 DOE)
•Healthcare & Pension
If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward a copy of your CV to Matt Steedman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01312265060.