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      Production/Operations Manager

      £45,000 - £65,000 Location: Home Counties / East Anglia Product: Prepared Ref: 7947

      The business is a successful, family-run company that manufacturers premium food products for national and international retail, foodservice, and catering customers.

      The company operates from a state-of-the-art, high-care production facility, incorporating the most up-to-date processes and equipment.

      The job

      The purpose of your role as Production/Operations Manager is to provide leadership to the manufacturing and warehousing teams to ensure the company’s products are manufactured on time, in accordance with internal and external quality, legal and other operating standards.

      Key tasks:

      • As part of the planning team, consider customer demands & manufacturing efficiency, optimising where appropriate.
      • Ensure the consistency and correct quality of finished products.
      • Train and develop the manufacturing and warehouse staff to increase flexibility and deepen knowledge and skills.
      • Ensure that the required factory hygiene standards are achieved and maintained in line with internal and best practice.
      • Ensure that the required site health and safety standards are achieved and maintained in line with internal and regulatory requirements.
      • Identify weekly and monthly Key Performance Indicators and monitor performance against them.
      • Identify opportunities to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s operations and make recommendations, including costing and payback calculations.

      About you

      You will be a driven and forward-thinking Operations, Manufacturing or Production Manager with a strong food manufacturing industry background.

      You will have a hands-on approach, a strategic mindset, and a passion for identifying improvements and implementing change harmoniously with the wider site teams.

      Excellent analytical ability is also essential to plan CapEx projects, manage manufacturing KPI’s and forward plan operational changes affecting not just production, but the business as a whole.

      You will be a motivational leader, being able to implement effective training plans and evolve your team to create an environment that provides progression, and allows staff to flourish.

      More details

      The Production/Operations Manager job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying £45,000 - £65,000 according to your experience.

      The working hours are Monday to Friday.

    • Becky Gander

      Becky Gander, Recruitment Manager, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email becky@b3jobs.co.uk.

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