Production Manager - Permanent - Scotland

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30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Manager - Permanent - Scotland

Our Client

We have an excellent opportunity for a Production Manager to join a growing team within the FMCG bakery sector. This will be working for a large company who have really made their mark in the industry and looking for someone to join them in grow their success.
Job Description

Lead a production shift team, including Manufacturing/Packing and Engineering Team leaders to support the Production Manager in the running of the Production activities. Ensures the department operates safely and meets quality, delivery and cost standards.

Constantly drive the team to meet customer needs as defined by the production plan.

Responsible for safety, quality, GMP, appraisals, recruitment, and constantly improving KPIs to increase productivity and achieve the production plan within the shift under incumbent's control.

This is a key post within the production team and the job holder is required to make an effective and accountable contribution to raising standards within the area.

To act as the senior site responsible person out of day shift hours.

Key skills

Must have a positive "can do attitude" with a open mind and willingness to help others.
Experience of multi-shift operations is essential as are demonstrable experience of team working and embedding continuous improvement tools and techniques.
Knowledge of H&S legislation and experience of leading teams to focus on improvement in this discipline. Ideally trained to relevant IOSH or NEBOSH level (management level).
Previous experience in managing a multi-function shift operation including engineering team. Proven responsibility for safety, quality, delivery, cost and discipline for a large team (more than 50 people).
Previous experience (supervisor/team-leader) leadership experience in a FMCG production - ideally in a solid dose or sterile facility.
Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team to achieve continuous improvement of key performance indicators.
Fully understands the key tools in Lean and Six Sigma approaches to Continuous Improvement and can demonstrate effective implementation within a high-quality production environment. Ideally formally qualified to Green Belt or equivalent in a CI discipline.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office

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