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Our client is an award winning cheese maker and
specialist blender of cheese. We are delighted to assist them in their search
for a Production Manager at their site in North Yorkshire on a Monday-Friday
basis, however flexibility will be required during peak times.
This is an exciting role to help continue and uphold their
well-established and traditional production processes. Reporting into the Site
Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day management of production,
ensuring control and development of production functions. This will also
include compliance with Health, Safety, all legal requirements and environmental
Ensure accurate production plans are developed,
maintained and followed in order to meet all customer requirements.
Oversee all production, packing and dispatch
elements of the operation.
Take overall responsibility for the production
labour budget, ensuring correct staff numbers and costs.
Plan and manage labour requirements to meet
Ensure production efficiency against planned
Manage & present KPI reports on performance,
progress, downtime and
Identify issues in efficiency levels and suggest
& manage improvements.
Review and improve the production performance
through continuous improvement.
Communicate regularly with Commercial team to
understand performance by customer, demand plans and trends and potential for
Ensure Health & Safety of production
personnel and enforce strict safety guidelines.
Review and monitor training requirements for the
Ensure appropriate standard of hygiene is
adhered to in all production areas and that all the above are shared and
deputized during the absence of the production manager.
Be hands-on in all Planning aspects, working
collaboratively with the Supply Chain team ensuring deliverance of the
Ensure all required monitoring and logging of
information in relation to HACCP / COSSH
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in a high-volume manufacturing/processing
environment from a food background
Excellent communication skills, both verbal
and written, and be detail oriented
people management skills with the ability to motivate & develop employees
critical thinking and problem solving skills
understanding of health & safety protocols
This is a truly great opportunity to come into a well
established and traditional set-up. Apply now for immediate consideration.
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