Role details

Senior Production Manager

East Midlands   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Autonomous Manager, Ability to Empower staff
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

About Our Client

My client is a global food manufacturer producing well know branded products for the retail markets.

They are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Production Manager with a proven record of improving team results through empowerment and driving culture change.

The Production Manager will report directly into the Manufacturing Operationss Manager but be autonomously dynamic in their approach to their work. Developing a lean culture as part of the process is crucial to this role and the future operation of the workforce, driving the implementation of new improvement processes and record/track the success.

Job Description

The roles key responsibilities include:

  • Balance attention between process management, performance management and problem solving, and people development
  • 70% contact directly with your team
  • Create and encourage an engaging environment that drives a continuous improvement and high performing team
  • Raise the capability of your team to focus on stabilising, standardising and improving processes, quality and efficiency's
  • Ensure all shift teams manage the production of finished product to deliver line utilisation targets and production schedules
  • Develop personal capability to engage and lead your team
  • Empower your team, aligning mind set and behaviours to the business expectations
  • Ensure the appropriate performance indicators and review mechanisms are in place to drive departmental performance

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will demonstrate they are:

  • Experienced Production Management in a Food, Pharmaceutical or Chemical FMCG manufacturing environment
  • A degree in Engineering, a science or Business Management is preferable
  • Experience working with ISO 9001
  • Six Sigma Black Belt desirable
  • IOSH / NEBOSH would be seen as highly advantageous
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills are required
  • Strategic mentality & approach to work

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary

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