Production Manager- West London

UCA Consulting
40000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
17 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are working with a specialist food manufacturing company based in west London.
Due to recent expansion they are looking for an experienced Production Shift Manager to have experience in the following:
  • Manage, coach and develop a multi-disciplined team to meet internal targets and KPI's for to Safety, Quality, Service and Cost through continuous improvement.
  • Work in a calm, controlled and effective manner and in a fast moving production environment must be able to provide stability and guidance to the operational team.
  • Demonstrate good coaching and influencing skills and the ability to motivate your team to deliver outstanding results.
  • Develop and lead the production shift team and deliver the site strategy through effective teamwork, empowerment and performance management.
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • You will be responsible for overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule; Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed
  • You will have had previous experience in ensuring that the production is cost effective
  • The Production Manager will work with the Unit Manager to decide what resources and man hours must be dedicated to perform tasks
  • You will have had previous experience at working to quality standards.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment
  • You will also be responsible for monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes
  • Liaise among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals
  • Manage / Oversee the Operational Team of up to 60 Operatives
  • Manage a Supervisory team of up to 4 Supervisors / Team Leaders
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP, COSHH
  • The Production Manager will have knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Quality & Customer Care / Customer Service - Implementing continuous improvement of Lean working principles & processes. In order to promote and drive Continuous Improvements
  • Be both analytical and business minded in order to compile effective business plans and solutions
  • Demonstration of strong but calm approach to management of staff and sub ordinates in all areas
  • Work to KPI's and ensuring targets are achieved / exceeded
  • Prioritise workloads to ensure duties are carried out in a timely manner
  • Work on own initiative working at pace and with a high level of accuracy at all times
  • Work with Flexibility with duties and working hours

Agency: UCA Consulting Contact Name: Richard Lalchan Contact Email: Telephone: Industry: Engineering Job Type: Permanent Location: West London Salary: Up to ??40k depending on experience