Production Manager

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Production Manager

Alexander Steele is working in partnership with this wonderful food manufacturer based in Lanarkshire, who are currently looking to recruit a permanent Production Manager working days based on 4on /4off shift pattern Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, your role is to lead, develop and manage the shift team, 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. The salary for the role is circa £39,000 per annum + personal development courses Duties and Responsibilities: • To ensure defined production standards are met • Manage, 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 upward improvement in the skills and performance of all direct reports. • Liaise with the Technical & Quality Control team to identify quality issues, ensuring all investigations 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. Candidate Experience • Previous Food Manufacturing experience is essential • 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 you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please contact Clarke Smith, directly or apply with your most recent CV