Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Production Manager, Food, Hertfordshire

Location: East Anglia

County / State: Hertfordshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management Roles, Manufacturing

Reference: NCM893897

Consultant: Nicole Moloney

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 per annum


Excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Team Manager to join a chilled food facility based in Hertfordshire.

Job Description

My client produces over 100,000 fresh, nutritious chilled ready meals every week. The operation runs seven days a week across two shifts. Each shift has a Team Leader and around twenty six staff working a four on four off shift pattern across two lines and the warehouse.

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Production Manager to lead and develop the production team. Reporting into the General Manager, you will work closely with the Engineering Manager and Technical Manager on site to ensure customer orders are delivered on time in full.

Key accountabilities will involve;

  • Managing materials to ensure waste is kept to a minimum
  • Planning labour for the site ensuring costs are kept under control
  • Liaising with Technical to ensure hygiene levels are maintained throughout the departments and ensure the department is prepared for internal and external visitors to achieve targeted internal GMP and external audits
  • Communicate any engineering issues to ensure a timely resolution, and ensure agreed OEE levels are achieved
  • Ensure the department complies to the businesses policies, procedure and specifications
  • Motivate and develop the Team Leaders and identify any skill gaps and initiate training and recruitment as appropriate
  • Supervise all H&S meetings and co-ordinate risk assessment completion ensuring accidents and near misses are kept to a minimum
  • Drive Continuous Improvement across the department

Monday – Friday 8am – 4.30pm

To apply you must have

  • Proven experience of leading a team in a food production environment (chilled desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience of GMP
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • "Can do" attitude

Apply today.

REF. NCM893897 By Focus Management

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