Production Manager – Rotating shifts – 884367 – £Competitive

Shift pattern – Rotation 3 weekly (6am-2pm, 9am – 5pm, 4pm – 12am)

A vacancy has arisen for a Factory Manager. This role reports directly to the Head of Operations. This role is intrinsic to the successful running of the business. You will manage teams across a production shift/ area, coordinating activities and resources to ensure production plans are delivered profitably and efficiently, on time and in line with quality standards. You’ll take accountability for health and safety, people management and development, and work in collaboration with other managers and business departments to meet the overall objectives of the business


The Role:


Key Duties:


  • Driving continuous improvement in Manufacturing Performance, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Fire Prevention performance.
  • Developing the operational team, including appraisals, up-skilling, performance management and mentoring.
  • Liaising closely with Technical, Engineering and NPD departments to ensure that high volume, high quality product standards are maintained throughout
  • Being responsible for food safety issues in the area and taking decisive action when required to halt production activity if food safety is compromised



The Person:


Extensive experience in FMCG production, within a Retailer driven environment, and a proven track record of achievement

A resilient, credible leadership style with the ability to inspire, coach and develop your team Leadership skills – the ability to maximise the potential of the team

Passionate and focussed about achieving excellent Safety & Environmental performance

The ability to work under pressure and maintain a consistently high level of performance. Not afraid to challenge others

The ability to work, under pressure, on your own initiative and to ‘think outside the box’

Strong customer focus with previous experience of customer audits including BRC

An understanding of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement principles and methodologies, and how and when to use appropriate tools and techniques A good understanding of the Food Safety and Quality Management Systems, Process Control documentation, Hygiene schedules and processes, HACCP, Audit standards, Personal Hygiene as they relate to the team and area


Level 3 food safety is preferable






Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

We offer a £500 referral if you introduce someone we place – see our website for details –

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK



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