Production Manager Stockport United Kingdom

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Production Manager required. Our client is well-established Fresh Produce company-based Stockport. Our client has more than 70 years’ experience supplying products required for flavoursome and healthy meals. They supply various supermarkets, both under private and own label categories.

Our client is seeking an experienced Production Manager with a broad Food Process Manufacturing Operations background, to plan, direct and co-ordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications. Experience working with Food Safety Standards such as BRC, and minimum of 5 years’ experience working within food manufacturing at managerial level with good written and verbal communication skills, and knowledge of ERP systems would be useful.

You will be responsible for overall ownership and coordination of Production, Scheduling, Health & Safety, Quality, Coaching & Development and Continuous Improvement activities within the Production areas.

Production Manager – Position Overview

* Accountable for managing production activities across multiple shifts and/or departments to produce products that meet established quality, customer service, safety, innovation, and cost metrics consistent with schedules and policies

* To ensure the Daily Production plan is met on time in full.

* Accurately completes all production documentation and data entry in a timely manner, carry out random auditing of all Production paperwork

* 100% adherence to all company GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures).

* In a fair and consistent manner deal with any issues arising.

* To have good working knowledge of all Production & Process equipment. Understand implications of departmental “down time” and inefficient processing and train team on techniques to reduce it.

* Inputs, understands, and translates the manufacturing strategy into a real Factory operational plan which is clearly understood and owned by their team.

* Involvement in the selection process for direct reports. Ensures that the people in the factory operation are managed in line with company procedures in all aspects of their employment, ensuring there is a positive employee relations culture where indicators such as grievance, absence, turnover rates are in control.

* Ensure efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments including Process, Quality and Engineering.

Production Manager – Position Requirements

* Proven experience in a Production Manager role

* Knowledge within the fresh produce food industry

* Inquisitive

* Organised and systematic

* Possess good leadership and managerial skills

* A team player

* Good motivator

* A responsible attitude

* Professional and Positive

* Remaining calm under pressure

* Confident when speaking to and challenging team

* Effective communicator – written and verbal

* Strong sense of honesty and Integrity

* Be able to use computer or IT equipment proficiently

* Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools and techniques

Production Manager – Position Remuneration

* Salary £40,000 – £42,000 (Dependant on experience)

* Monday – Friday 06:00am – 15:00 (1 in 4 Saturdays)

* 28 days holiday, including bank holidays

* Company pension scheme

* Parking on site

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