Head of Production - Food Manufacturing

  • b3 jobs ltd
  • Colchester, UK
Full time FMCG Manufacturing Management

Job Description

Head of Production

Job ref: 62551 | up to £50,000 | Home Counties / East Anglia


The company


We are seeking a driven, experienced and talented individual to join a high-quality and well-established food manufacturer which supplies to multiple retailers throughout the UK. You will join a friendly, hardworking and supportive team within a rewarding and fast-paced atmosphere.


The job


As Head of Production, you will be responsible for leading the site production teams through GMP and using your experience to instil a culture of engagement, continuous improvement and lean working, improving the overall efficiency


You will manage and control the materials processing and packing for all products ensuring adherence to customer specifications and at optimum cost/efficiency plus utilise problem-solving techniques, team building strategies, process control and continuous improvement tools to meet and exceed the facilities KPI’s.


As part of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Production is in charge of monitoring the manufacturing process to resolve issues, ensure all products meet customer specifications and produced per the production plan plus oversee the management training and development of all production staff.


This role also has direct line management responsibility for the Lead Engineer and engineering department where you will be in charge of approving all maintenance work and associated costs.


Your experience


The role requires a committed and positive individual with strong production management experience within the food manufacturing industry. You will have a strong commitment towards people and quality plus be performance and results driven.


You will be knowledgeable in performance evaluation and budgeting concepts, have a good understanding of quality standards and H&S regulations plus possess extensive knowledge of food machinery/engineering.


More details


The Head of Production job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying up to £50,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.


How to apply


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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.


We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.


Alternate job titles


Production Manager | Operations Manager | General Manager | Manufacturing Manager | Food Senior Production Jobs | Food Industry Production Management Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Essex | Home Counties


up to £50,000

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