Senior Production Manager NO AGENCIES

36000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
13 Jan 2021
10 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Mademoiselle Desserts are a leading manufacturing of frozen cakes and desserts. Our site in Corby is recruiting for an experienced Production Manager
Role Purpose
Reporting to the Site Manager you are responsible for leading the relevant areas to achieve their performance targets.
Working as part of the site operations management team to deliver operational objectives, you are responsible for all activities within your department.
Leading by example in promoting a safe and harmonious working environment in line with the Company's policies and procedures.
Drive continuous improvement through maximising operational effectiveness, labour utilisation and efficiencies whilst reducing costs through the development of people, processes and systems.
This is an opportunity to develop your career to the fullest, being proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and of nourishing people.
Principal Accountabilities
Accountable for the safe and timely manufacture of quality product which meets customer specification.
Maintain and uphold all aspects of Company policies in particular standards of health and safety, quality, discipline, hygiene, communication and industrial relations.
Develop, train, coach and motivate staff.
Advise, recommend and implement any improvement to work methods which could improve productivity, performance or economy of operation.
Optimise staffing levels needed to run efficiently and deliver strategic profit improvement plans.
Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed and GMP standards adhered to.
Attend / chair team meetings as required and have clear strategies for good communication between management and operatives.
Any other duties and deputise as necessary as may reasonably be expected to meet the business needs
Hours of Work
* 40hrs per week Monday to Friday.
* Sufficiently flexible in terms of hours of work to support and cover his or her team.
Training and Qualifications
* Degree educated or equivalent
* Minimum of 3 years management experience in a food manufacturing business
* IT literate - PowerPoint, excel and word.
* Lean Manufacturing experience.
* Advanced Food hygiene Qualification.
* IOSH / NEBOSHH qualification.
* Project management experience.
Skills and Knowledge
* Strong leadership skills with a proven track record of building successful teams.
* Excellent Interpersonal and communicative skills.
* Numerate and methodical.
* Sound decision maker.
* Confidence and assertiveness.
* Report writing and presentation skills.
* Consumer and Customer orientated.
* Problem solver.
* Pro-active and forward thinking.
* Experience of a multi-cultural workforce.
* Use own initiative.
Behaviour Characteristics
Commitment: Ability to look for creative solutions to ensure that the production plan is achieved with minimal resource and improvement ideas are led through to completion
Communication Skills: Effectiveness of both oral and written expression in individuals or group situations.
Decisiveness: Does not jump to conclusions - seeks a variety of solutions and analyses for best fit whilst able and willing to make decisions.
Delegation: Effective use of resources available. Knowledge of when, how and to whom to delegate. Effective allocation of decision-making and other responsibilities.
Energy: The ability to create and maintain a level of appropriately directed activity, capacity to work hard, drive and stamina.
Initiative: Actively influencing events rather than passively accepting. Seize opportunities when they arise and act on them. Uses a number of tools during the research stage.
Planning and Organisation: Effectiveness in establishing an appropriate course of action either for oneself or others to achieve and objective. Ability to manage major cross-functional projects through to a timely conclusion