Production / Factory Manager

Alban Technical Limited
£35k - £45k pa + Progression
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Solid People - CAD Recruitment Specialist

Production / Factory Manager

Industry - Confectionary, Food & beverage, Sweet making, Batch Production Food Manufacturing

Location- Devon

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000 Negotiable Depending on Experience + progression


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for one of our clients based in Devon. They are renowned for making a variety of traditional and modern sweets using largely manual traditional based manufacturing processes developed over eighty years. They intend to continue to develop new products based around natural flavours and colours to add to the excitement delivered to their loyal customer base. As well as producing sweets for use in their own branded bags they also produce sweets for purchase in bulk bags to bespoke client specifications for the home or export markets.

Due to continued successful growth and expansion our client are now looking for a motivated experienced Production Factory manager to join their vibrant team. This is a good opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career in to a site general.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

- Leads and integrates the continuous improvement actions into the site's operations
- Directly manages the Continuous Improvement Team for the materials / process / packaging workshops.
- Oversee a team of 40 staff through supervisors
- Implement changes to maintain and ensure smooth running of business

Person Specification

- Motivated
- Excellent communication
- Excellent people and interpersonal skills
- Passionate & Enthusiastic

Qualifications and Experience

- Experience working in the food and beverage industry advantageous
- Understanding of batch production ideal
- Experience within the confectionary or chocolate industry would be ideal
- If you feel you have gained experience in a business of a similar nature working with batch production products and bespoke items please do apply as you will be considered.

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