Production Manager DRD, Scotland

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Production/Operations
Location: Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

My client is a successful SME. In partnership, we are seeking to appoint a Production Manager.

My client is a proud business to deliver the finest quality products you can buy, with an excellent brand and more importantly, they are a people-driven organisation with superb core values and a happy workforce. A very desirable place to work.

The role

To manage the team to ensure the production of the highest quality fresh meat products to customers, using only the finest ingredients and raw materials, managing the butchery production plan and costs within agreed KPIs.
Achieve agreed production plan within budgeted costs and to the specified quality, safety, and hygiene standards.
Responsible for area effectiveness, stock, yield, waste, and labour, reporting and highlighting performance against agreed key performance indicators (KPIs).
Ensure a safe working environment, responsible for risk assessments of equipment, implementing corrective actions and improvements in line with Company Policy.
Managing supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labour and equipment are used efficiently to manage production targets and budgets.
Regularly review processes and systems, making recommendations for improvements and new ways of working that increase efficiency and maximise cost savings across the function.
Develop excellent relationships across the business encouraging good interdepartmental communication and good collaborative working.
Responsible for managing, development and training of staff to ensure multi-skilling and flexibility.
Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation, BRC requirements and client QHSE procedures.

The candidate
Fully Qualified Butcher with extensive knowledge of food manufacturing.
Extensive Production Management experience.
The ability to combine traditional butchery skills with modern manufacturing processes.
Essential that candidates have knowledge & experience of continuous improvement methods, such as Six Sigma, Lean and total quality management.
Previous experience of effectively managing and working in a multi-cultural team is essential.
Proven management and leadership abilities in a fast-moving environment.
Previous experience of managing KPIs and reporting performance.
Excellent knowledge of food manufacturing and retail environment
Experience of effective collaborative working relationship with Sales, Marketing and Technical teams.

What’s on offer?
A company culture which promotes continuous learning and diversity.
An attractive remuneration including a variety of benefits
The opportunity to join a business that values every employee and hold their company values at the core of all of their activities.

A full job description and company brief will be provided on qualification.
If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

Due to the high number of applications, you will only be contacted if your CV is of interest for the role.
Meet your consultant
Simon Norris
simon@drnewitt.com

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