Production Manager, Wellingborough / Luton Bennett

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Production Manager

Production Manager

#Job No. MC272a.

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    £35k per year

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Job Description:

Shift Manager

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Salary circa £35,000 per annum (inclusive of shift allowance), dependent on experience.

Based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and operating from a purpose-built production facility and a second warehouse site, the company is a family owned business employing 60 dedicated and professional staff.

Founded on a market-leading brand, the company have become the supplier of choice for spices, seasonings and pulses to many leading blue-chip food manufacturing companies servicing the highly demanding UK retail.

The company has recently been through a period of significant organic growth and we currently have a vacancy for a Shift Manager to join our Operations team to manage the manufacturing and warehousing functions. The working hours are 42.5 hours per week on rotating double day shifts are 5.45am to 2.15pm and 1.30pm to 10.00pm Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

Promote and ensure the use of safe working practices in line with Health & Safety legislation and procedures
Day-to-day running of the production and warehousing operations
Ensure that all procedures and quality standards are adhered to whilst ensuring the most effective deployment of resources
Monitor and communicate the site plan, performance KPI's and targets ensuring that all colleagues are striving to achieve the same goal.
Ensure your team are trained and skilled across multiple lines
To manage, lead and motivate team members to achieve all operational targets
The Candidate:

Essential attributes required for this position include:

Hands on leadership experience from the food manufacturing industry
Demonstrable leadership and team building skills
Excellent planning, analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
A strong internal & external customer service ethos striving to meet and where possible exceed customer expectations
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the company.
Track record of continuously improving operational performance
Good computer literacy.