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Production Manager

Peterhead   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Production
  • Manufacturing

About Our Client

Our Manufacturing and Production Client Based in Peterhead is a market Leader in the Food Industry

Job Description

The Production Manager Based in Peterhead is responsible for aiding the Factory Manager with the running of the factory. They will supervise production, accurately log downtime, resolve issues by liaising with other departments and ensure factory standards are adhered to. The Production Manager will also play a key role with regards to the management and training of staff.

  • Oversee production and ensure production targets are met.
  • Accurately logging any downtime.
  • Identify ways in which any unmet production targets can be achieved.
  • Monitor product standards and having a sound knowledge of the quality control programmes implemented.
  • Liaise and co-operate with the technical and commercial teams to ensure that customers are supplied with food products which are safe to eat and that the quality complies with the customer specifications.
  • Liaise and co-operate with the technical and commercial teams to ensure that products meet current legislation standards and that they are produced under methods of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed at all times by factory operatives, supervisors and any other individuals on the factory floor.
  • Support Company polices and ensure all members of staff adhere to them at all times.
  • Lead, supervise and motivate factory operatives and supervisors.
  • Identify the training needs of factory operatives and supervisors and taking appropriate action to have these training needs met.
  • Keeping accurate records.

The Successful Applicant

The Ideal Production Manager will posses the Following attributes:-

  • A desire to deliver results and the drive to exceed expectations.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to meet business needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • A team player.
  • Strong commitment to personal development.
  • Professional approach and attitude.

  • Previous working in a production manager role or managing staff is essential

  • Previous working in the food industry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of food legislation standards.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
  • Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable.
  • Manufacturing and Production Knowledge

What's on Offer

  • Salary £30k-£40k
  • Pension
  • 6 Weeks annual Leave
  • Production Managers cover two production shifts. The dayshift runs from 6.00am to 3.00pm and the backshift from 2.30pm to approximately 12am. There is also the requirement to work at weekends as and when it is required.