• Engineering & Production
  • South Wales

883419 £35000-£40000

Production Manager – 883419

To co-ordinate and manage the timely manufacture of quality products to defined targets and by the efficient use of resources available. To ensure that accurate statistical information is generated in relation to various Key Performance Indicators and that this data is published in a timely manner.


  • Organise the day-to-day production schedule for all manufacturing business units in order to achieve targets defined by day-to-day sales, transport windows and other customer requirements.
  • Develop and instigate operating procedures for the efficient use of resources.
  • Produce products that meet both company and customer quality and quantity standards.
  • To ensure that all plants are operating at maximum speed and efficiency and that appropriate training is given to Production Team Leaders and Production Operators alike.
  • Produce and publish statistics relating to the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) as defined by the General Manager (e.g. production efficiency, waste levels, payroll costs, etc.).
  • To liaise with supplier, customer and service departments (e.g. Goods-in, Dispatch, Retail and Hygiene) to ensure that all parties are aware of ongoing issues within the production environment and so that production plans can be tailored, when necessary, to ensure organisational requirements are satisfied on time and in full.
  • Participate and contribute to the management team meetings to achieve the company’s strategic aims.
  • Ensure the production teams are aware of and committed to targets on a both daily and longer term basis.
  • Communicate with the General Manager on a daily basis regarding operational performance and order completion times.
  • Provide the leadership necessary to ensure that the Production Team Leaders and Production Operators continually improve in performance.
  • Appraise employee performance using both the formal performance management system adopted by the business and other informal techniques to ensure that employees are trained and continually developed.
  • Maintain conformance with company rules and regulations.
  • Develop and instigate operating procedures for the efficient use of resources.
  • To ensure that manufacturing systems, procedures and standards are adhered to so that consistency of operation and quality of product is maintained across all business units.
  • Ensure that all necessary materials and resources are available in good time for use in the production process (e.g. ingredients, baskets, trays, labour, etc.).
  • To ensure that stock takes of raw materials and WIP product within the production environments are made as and when required and to communicate with the General Manager regarding any items which are nearing their minimum stock levels or their “best before” or “use by” dates.
  • Identify and develop training plans for employees under your management and to ensure that the necessary training is effectively carried out in a timely manner either by internal one-to-one mentoring, classroom based learning or by other training methods.






You will be an enthusiastic and results oriented individual with a passion for excellence.

You should be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a food manufacturing environment and possess strong leadership qualities.  You will be used to setting and working to KPIs whilst maintaining the quality of product and adhere to Food Safety/Health and Safety standards.




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


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