Job: Production Manager

Title Production Manager

Salary £40,000

Full Time/Part Time FT

Location Great Yarmouth

Job Information


Having grown into the leading producers in our category, Pasta Foods work around the clock creating premium products using only the finest ingredients from a niche supply base.

We are now seeking a confident Production Manager who can push the boundaries to help achieve further market success in line with our high-quality standards.


The Role

Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, you will ensure the smooth running of production day to day whilst driving longer term improvements. Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Taking accountability for your team’s delivery against all departmental KPIs, highlighting potential risks and identifying solutions ahead of time (including H&S, quality, labour and waste).
  • Managing and coaching your team to be highly effective in their roles whilst minimising short and long-term skills gaps: reviewing performance, identifying & creating training needs and development opportunities.
  • Supervising resource levels, with attention to seasonal demand. Identify opportunities to reduce labour spend where possible without compromising schedule adherence, quality, safety or waste.
  • Ensuring compliance to all company policies and procedures, systems and paperwork.
  • Championing continuous improvement with your team, developing concepts into viable change projects.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methodology would be advantageous (Six Sigma, TIMWOODS, Suiko)
  • Liaising closely with other teams to advise on production capabilities for new product concepts alongside identifying EPD opportunities.


The Candidate

We’re looking for an inspirational and decisive leader with proven success in a food manufacturing or FMCG environment.  A good understanding of the technical and quality aspects of food production is essential along with a solutions-led approach to ensuring the continual smooth running of the production function. Excellent communication and organisation skills coupled with the ability to recognise training needs are also vital so that you can lead a team to achieve set KPIs and individual development targets. You must also have outstanding people management and leadership skills with a natural flair for engaging, supporting and motivating your team to excel


The Hours and Benefits

Salary of £40,000 per annum

Working a rotational shift pattern of 4 on 4 off (2 x 6am – 6pm, 2 x 6pm – 6am, 4 x day off)

Private Health and life insurance

Up to 5% contributory pension

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