Production Manager (FMCG Bonded site)

Job Title: Production Manager (FMCG Bonded site)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester, England
Salary: £55000 - £59000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J913840_1652773147
Contact Name: Michael Cairns
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2022 08:39

Job Description

Production Manager (FMCG - Bonded Site)

£55,000 - £59,000 DOE + Bonuses


We have an extremely exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to join our clients thriving team based in Manchester. This is a permanent full time position working 42 hours per week, Monday- Friday. Our client is a well-established premier independent UK supplier of wine and spirits specialising in providing a complete category packaging solution. Currently experiencing rapid growth, investment and site expansion, we are looking for a manufacturing manager who will join the business, share their visions and bring their ideas with them. Experience in contract packaging and working on a Bonded Site and alongside HMRC would be a huge benefit.

Your New Role as our Production Manager

You will manage, direct and co-ordinate the Production team to achieve the Annual Budget and Forecasting volumes and the Production business objectives and KPI's.

Key responsibilities as our Production Manager will include:

  • To achieve, present and review production targets. (Processing, Production, Engineering.) * To report on and archive Labour and overheads for all departments (Processing, Production, Engineering.) * To recommend, support and introduce improvement initiatives, including volume, capital investment, cost, people and product safety, customer confidence and service, business processes, and systems, working practices, creating, and maintaining an overall strategic focus on 'Continuous Improvement Culture'. * To prioritise maintenance activity to minimise equipment downtime and optimise delivery * Identify potential of colleagues (direct reports and other) and ensure development and succession plans are in place and maintained * To provide practical production support for Product Development initiatives. * To ensure product safety, product quality and customer confidence by the application of standards which satisfy Quality Systems and Company and Legislative requirements in terms of policy, operating practice, audit and review with specific regard to HMRC, ISO9001:2008, Weights & Measures etc. * Initiate, enhance, maintain and support effective communications throughout the Manufacturing teams. Skills required from You as our Production Manager:
  • Desirable - Degree in Engineering / Production or equivalent in operational experience * Minimum five years management experience within a food manufacturing process environment. * Excellent People Management Skills. * Qualified lean manufacturing practitioner minimum Green belt * Knowledge and hands on understanding of SAP. * HACCP / VACCP / TACCP awareness Contractual Benefits Include:

- Annual bonus scheme - Discretionary based on KPI's - Training and development - Health Shield - After 12 months service - Health checks (diabetes/blood pressure, stop smoking advice etc.) - Occupational health advice - Pension - company contribution in line with AE - Generous holiday entitlement - Company day holiday - Vouchers and wine at Christmas - Staff Discounted Shop - Free on-site car parking

Contact Mike Cairns for an informal discussion on 07741260386 or apply via cv submission.

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