Our client a well-established fresh produce manufacturer is looking for a Production Manager to join them at their facilities close to Colchester in Essex.
As the Production Manager you will be responsible for the management and performance of the companies packing services. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will play a key role in driving the business forward by being responsible for the efficient management of the packing services with an emphasis on meeting production targets, controlling unit costs, ensuring the highest standards of quality and hygiene are met and overall delivering effective leadership for your team. Your role will also require you to have a ‘hands on’ management style, developing and motivating your team, whilst continuing to build strong relations with all internal and external customers.
The ideal candidate will have experience of the food industry, be technically sound, and understand lean manufacturing and have a passion to develop and progress the business with its sustained growth. You will need to have great communication skills and be flexible with working hours. This role will require some weekend working with days off in lieu as they do run a 7 day a week operation.
Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Working Hours – Flexibility is the key as weekend working will be required
To apply please contact Gail today
T: 01376 344944