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Production Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Application date: 2nd Oct 2018

Operating in over 16 countries, servicing approximately 4 billion people around the world our client is a vertically integrated farm to fork food conglomerate. A ready meal, a sandwich, a pub dinner, a pizza from the supermarket, a chilled snack or even a seafood salad, covering multiple sectors in the UK, you will have eaten their products and not even known about it.

As part of the current upskilling programme, they are now in need of a Production Manager to lead and manage all aspects of the production team with accountability for a 4 on 4 off shift. The new Production Manager will maximise performance by ensuring operational targets are met through structured delivery of KPIs, whilst maintaining the highest standards of quality. You will ensure customer specification is in line with site Technical/operational procedures, GMP and HSE whilst continuously striving to improve the team performance

About the role

The focus of this role will be around Continuous Improvement, understanding inputs and translating them into an actionable plan promoting improvement activity by allowing all levels to challenge the status quo
Adopt a coaching environment where you will be responsible for the recruitment, training and development of your team personnel whilst instilling the business values
Encourage two-way communication and create an environment comfortable with constructive and effective dialogue at all levels
Drive KPI’s through the team ensuring they are translated, achieved and exceeded in your area to contribute to the overall factory performance

About you

5 years manufacturing experience as a Manager
Excellent analytical and numerical capability: operational and financial performance
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Previous experience of budget control and cost reduction programmes
The skills to act as mentor in developing potential in others

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