Production Manager Day Shift

Recruiter
MTrec
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£26,000 per annum
Posted
27 Feb 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
The Company Our company is a well-established highly successful food manufacturing company and supplier to a diverse range of own label customers and leading retailers. Due to the Multi-million-pound investments in top of the range machinery they are now looking for an experienced food industry professional, with a strong background in Production to help continue to drive the company forward. You may be an experienced Supervisor who is looking for their next career move, or you could be an experienced Manager looking to support an SME, with your experience and track record. If you are currently looking for a new position, please apply for an immediate response. The Role To be responsible for leadership of the team to achieve the production targets in a cost effective and timely manner Control manning and resources effectively on a daily basis by working alongside the teams to ensure the correct pool of workers is allocated to the area. To contribute to improvement activities within the specific area of responsibility and ensure continuous improvement is maintained and audited. To develop the team by ensuring all personnel have the relevant skills required to carry out the necessary tasks and maintain this information on the appropriate documentation. To take responsibility and ensure compliance to all quality, health and safety regulations as necessary to prevent incidents / accidents and report any incidents and/or accidents via the company procedures. To recognise and eliminate waste within the area as part of the improvement activities. Ensure KPI’s are updated and are displayed within the sections. Responsible for the quality standards within the area. Ensure compliance to all company agreements in relation to external and internal policy. Implement actions to address issues relating to 'down time’ and take action to recover volume shortages Communicate effectively with teams to ensure understanding of required targets and outputs, carry out effective start/end of shift handovers Adjust and re-allocate manning to achieve optimal output in line with production plans/required output Perform regular site walks and conduct audits relating to safety, quality, waste, 5S, productivity and compliance with SOP’s Identify and address individual performance issues, agree and monitor corrective actions. Carry out first level disciplinary reviews. Contribute to the compilation and production of work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) Conduct performance development reviews in line with business requirements Identify and plan training and monitor progress towards completion of training Assist with the recruitment, development and training of colleagues in line with work instructions, SOP’s and skills matrices Provide reasonable cover for breaks, holidays and sickness absence in line with Company requirements and to support the achievement of the production schedule To contribute to and participate in continuous improvement and cost reduction activities. To carry out additional and/or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business. The Person Experienced Supervisor/Manager of people within a modern manufacturing/engineering environment. A background in food/beverage manufacturing. Results and improvement orientated, able to take complete ownership of projects and problems. You must have worked in a highly structured modern manufacturing environment, and be able to report on KPI’s, lead shift briefings, develop people and manage them in a structured process Possess the ability to inspire, motivate and develop people. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85478027

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