Assistant Production Manager, Newport / Luton Bennett

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Assistant Production Manager

Assistant Production Manager

#Job No. PM533.

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    £34k - 35k per year

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Assistant Production Manager

Newport, Shropshire

Circa £35,000 + Holiday + Pension

3 Shift Pattern, 8 Hour Shifts.

Assistant Shift Manager required for a successful and growing food manufacturer who are investing heavily in their site. The company offer long term job stability with a high level of responsibility.
The role would suit applicants from a food manufacturing background who have experience leading a team within production. Applicants must hold HACCP Level 2 or equivalent as a minimum. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation and will ideally be IOSH/NEBOSH qualified.

Reporting into the Production Shift Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with the management of the prefill area and team and to ensure production is safe and efficient. You will have complete operational performance accountability for your department. You will help maintain key performance drivers and you will ultimately be responsible for performance management including shaping the structure, culture and company values.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company who truly invest in their site and their employees. The company has been bought out by world leading food supplier who have already invested £2.2millon on the site; there will be future growth.

The Role:
*Contributing to the operational performance for your area
*Overseeing a team of up to 30 employees
*Ensuring production is timely, safe and cost effective as well as to quality standards.
*Maintaining KPI’s
*3 Shift Pattern. 8 hour Shifts (5 on, 2 off)

The Person:
*Must be from a food production/manufacturing background
*Must have good leadership skills
*Will ideally have HACCP Level 2 or equivalent as a minimum
*Will ideally be IOSH/NEBOSH qualified