Production Manager - Days & Nights

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Production Manager - Days & Nights

Alexander Steele continue to work in partnership with this wonderful food manufacturer based in Kent who are currently looking to recruit a permanent Production Manager to work a 4on 4off shift working days only. Salary for this role is very competitive and will be disclosed on application Reporting directly into the Head of Operations your role is to lead, develop and manage the shift teams, through the Area Managers to consistently deliver a high quality product, in an efficient and cost effective manner and in a safe and hygienic environment.  You will be responsible for the smooth running of the Production area whilst on shift and you will deputise for the Operations Manager, this is a No.2 role. This is a fantastic business that is going through a positive period of growth & investment due to an increase of sales even with these difficult trading conditions, so this role would offer the right individual a great career path, job security and opportunity to add some real value. Duties and Responsibilities: To ensure defined production standards are met Manager motivate and lead the team to deliver the production plan Ensure customer service levels & KPI’s are consistently achieved Ensure all hazards are identified, the risks assessed and all control measures implement and maintained Contribute and fully support the Company Health and Safety Policy Lead, develop, inspire and motivate the team to attain performance improvement and drive and upward improvement in the skills and performance of all direct reports Liaise with the Technical & Quality Control team to identify quality issues, ensuring all investigation are thorough and appropriate action is taken and recorded with preventative measures in place Maintaining compliance against internal and customer audit requirements  Maintain work areas in accordance with world class manufacturing standards of hygiene Control and reduce material wastage usage levels Measure and analyse downtime and implement corrective actions Ensure Company Discipline and Grievance Procedures are followed including conducting investigations, chairing grievance and disciplinary hearings/ Essential Experience: Previous Food FMCG management experience Proven people management experience Experience in driving the Health & Safety culture Continuous improvement Managing KPI’s and adherence Preparing and supporting the business audit by major retailers and driving improvement Be hands on, flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude Excellent communication skills. If your are interested in applying for this vacancy then please contact Giuseppe Leo, either send a copy of your most recent CV to Giuseppe.Leo@AlexanderSteele.com or call him directly on 0131 370 9191 or 07857348079 to discuss the role, location and company profile in more detail. We look forward to hearing from you.