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Manufacturing Manager - FMCG

ETS Consulting Ltd
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15 Jun 2022

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Manufacturing Manager - FMCG

Reference: Jo3563/LW/REED

Location: Manchester

Days Based - Monday - Friday

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Pension + bens The Company

Based within one of the UK's leading FMCG manufacturing groups my client is looking to recruit an experienced electrical biased engineer to add to their existing engineering team. The company is a leading player within its specific field with over 120 years' experience in manufacturing, they are embarking on a strategic plan of development within its Northwest site.

Key Responsibilities Will Include:
  • To achieve, present and review manufacturing targets. (Processing, Production, Engineering).
  • To report on and achieve Labour and overheads for all departments (Processing, Production, Engineering).
  • To recommend, support and introduce improvement initiatives, including volume, capital investment, cost, people and product safety, customer confidence and service, business processes, and systems, working practices, creating, and maintaining an overall strategic focus on 'Continuous Improvement Culture'.
  • To prioritise maintenance activity to minimise equipment downtime and optimise delivery.
  • To provide practical manufacture support for Product Development initiatives.
  • To ensure product safety, product quality and customer confidence.
  • Initiate, enhance, maintain, and support effective communications throughout the Manufacturing teams.
  • To maintain a high degree of both product and personal safety in accordance with HSE, EHO and HMCE requirements.
  • To ensure all documentation and record systems are maintained to high standards on a daily basis, in accordance with ISO 9001:2008.
  • To maintain hygiene/housekeeping standards in accordance with the requirements of a food manufacturing environment.
  • To recommend, support and introduce improvement initiatives to improve team performance and efficiencies.

Skills required as Manufacturing Manager:
  • Desirable - Degree in Engineering / Manufacturing or equivalent in operational experience.
  • Management experience within a food manufacturing process environment.
  • Excellent People Management Skills.
  • Qualified lean manufacturing practitioner minimum green belt
  • Knowledge and hands on understanding of SAP.
  • HACCP/ VACCP / TACCP awareness.
  • Familiarity with Employment and Health & Safety Legislation.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discipline with the compliance of hygiene standards and product quality adherence.
  • Proven track record of Team working and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Experience of modern manufacturing techniques and implementation of systems and procedures for improved performance.
  • Broad financial awareness to understand cross functional dependencies and the role of manufacturing in contributing to the development of overall business objectives.
  • Good administration skills are important.
  • Understanding of a commitment to quality, food safety and due diligence requirements and the systems to support these aspects of the business.
  • Understanding, gained by experience of Integrated Management Systems.
  • Experience of successfully contributing to and implementing significant change processes including cultural change at factory level.
  • Proven record of 'Teamworking' and building teams with a continuous improvement objective.

If you are interested in this role, please send a copy of your current CV using the details provided, interviews will be held locally, and the company are looking to recruit this role as soon as possible.

ETS Consulting Ltd - Recruitment specialists with specific areas of expertise in the manufacturing, technical, engineering and Sales markets. This live vacancy is being managed by ETS Consulting Limited who Recruitment specialists with specific areas of expertise in the manufacturing are, technical and engineering marketplace.ETS Consulting Limited act as an employment business and employment agency and are registered in England and Wales as ETS Consulting Limited, registered no 06164846. Registered office addresses 24 Broad Street, Salford, M6 5BY. If one of our consultants contacts you in relation to this role, please be aware that as part of our registration process you will be required to provide ETS Consulting with proof of your identity along with proof of your eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.
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