Our client is currently seeking a Production Manager due to business growth.
Reporting to the Operations Manager your overall objective is to ensure the smooth running of the core business by liaising with all supervisors to co-ordinate stock, production, picking and despatch all run in unison. You will ensure all stock requirements are met, liaise with admin and goods-in so that product is kept in premium condition and wastage is kept to a minimum. Ensure traceability procedures are adhered to, liaise with supervisors and team leaders as required to enable production to take place with minimal interruptions. Organise staff rotas, holiday and sickness cover, liaise with admin regarding temporary cover and job advertisements, complete interviews as necessary and complete disciplinary investigations accordingly. Ensure documentation is complete to adhere with company procedures based on current BRC guidelines and attend management review meetings.
The ideal candidate will be a strong people manager, results orientated and committed to customer service and achieving quality standards within the given deadlines, have strong organisational and communication skills at all levels, be IT literate with a high standard of literacy and numeracy.
Those applicants with food industry experience would be highly desired, although your proven ability to get the best out of people in a fast moving environment would be more important.