Production Manager – Food/FMCG
(Business unit leader)
Hours of work
Panama day shift
Corby, Kettering, Northampton, Thrapston, Leicester, Market Harborough
We are looking to recruit a Production Manager. The successful Production Manager will be from a fast paced food chilled background and have an understanding of how raw materials are manufactured into the finished product. Candidates from Packaging and similar environments are encouraged to apply.
Exposure to lean manufacturing including 5s, kaizan and kanban would be advantageous for this role. This role requires the Production Manager to be extremely driven and have a proven track record of man management, continuous process management, be team orientated, have excellent decision-making ability, as well as be a good communicator to all levels of personnel.
As the Production Manager you will be responsible for the day the day to day running of the production team, and equipment and you will be reporting directly into the Site manager. You will be directly responsible for the management of 4 direct reports, and indirectly responsible for up to 100 reports. Your daily workload will comprise of man management & team building, driving the production team including monitoring production KPI’s and looking after the management issues of the team including disciplinary procedure structuring the site, continuous improvement, reliability. You will also be responsible for budget/cost control. You will ensure the delivery of the Company’s vision and standards to all members of the team and ensure that the individuals are aware of how they relate to this vision. You will be working in an extremely fast paced continuous process, with a high expectation to meet tight deadlines.
Core skills/knowledge required:
Excellent leadership & people management skills
A good communicator & motivator
Good organization and prioritization skills
Effective chairing of meetings
Health & Safety
Understanding of line efficiency measures
In return you will be working for a leading manufacturer of food to go. They are rapidly growing and are looking for individuals to enhance their succession plan for the future
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