Packing Room Manager

27000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Annual + includes bonus
11 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opporunity has become available for an experienced Packing Room Manager to join a family run business. This is a permanent role, the hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday and is based in Slough.

Key Responsibilities

* Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the food packing room and related operational decisions to ensure quality, safety and efficiency

* Ongoing development and execution of improvement plans for the packing room; to include cost efficiencies, stock management, order taking, work flow & team management

* Use Excel to create reports, track projects and support recommendations/proposals

* Manage, train and motivate the packing room team (currently five x Packaging Operatives), to ensure KPIs are met or exceeded (including performance plans and disciplinaries).

* Set new KPI's each year

* Recruit new staff if required, undertaking first interviews, with final sign off from line manager

* Brief the team daily/weekly and lead team meetings.

* Meet the individuals quarterly to discuss and review KPIs.

* Be the first point of contact for all packing room related issues or concerns and proactively communicate information within the department and between departments in a clear, concise and timely manner.

* Organise workloads as necessary to ensure all orders are prepared and packed accurately and to the highest quality, then booked on to the system to be sent out .

* Perform quality checks on completed jobs orders and ensure they are picked and despatched as requested. Then check completed orders have been picked for dispatch by vans and couriers.

* Organise temps in peak season or where required & sign off time sheets.

* Organise team holidays/overtime and work schedules to the benefit of the business.

* Manage & order stock from the Warehouse, as required, to complete the jobs on orders

* Manage & order packaging, as required, to ensure accurate stock holding to maintain ca 3 months' worth of stock at any one time. (Undertake monthly stock takes to assist with this & use SAP & Excel to assist with monitoring).

Skills & Experience

* Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

* Strong team management skills; able to motivate and lead by example to ensure team members perform to the best of their ability in line with company expectations.

* Familiar with food production or food packaging lines and/or knowledge of industry best practice.

* Excellent Attention to detail

* Excellent analytical skills

* Ability to work well under pressure

* Process driven; ability to prioritise, build workload schedules and work to tight deadlines

* Excellent communication skills

* Ability to work with and relate to people at all levels

* Motivated, positive, can-do attitude

If you think this opportunity is suitable for you, then please do not hesitate to apply or contact us directly

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