We are currently looking to speak with an experienced Production Manager for an exclusive new role based close to Peterborough, UK.
This role will be managing the Production operations to meet customers’ requirements, while hitting company targets in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
As Production Manager, you will act as deputy in absence of the Plant Manager in a brand new plant.
The position also offers excellent progression opportunities, including the chance to develop into the official Manufacturing Manager role as the site grows in the initial six to 18 months from opening.
Key responsibilities include:
Plan, monitor and improve manufacturing performance
Ensure effective coaching, directing and development of the team of first line reports, developing and training employees who you view are able to further develop the Manufacturing operations
Ensure that the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction are achieved by way of product quality/safety
Work with other members of the leadership team, such as the EHS Head, to achieve optimal site performance
Advise and assist the Plant Manager on the formulation of policy and in reaching the objectives of the business
Ideally having operated in a Manufacturing environment, you will have a background in Production or Operations Management and be accustomed to operating in a high-volume Production environment in a senior leadership capacity.
As Production Manager, additional requirements include:
Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in an Engineering discipline
Previous Manufacturing Management experience (preferred in packaging and/or FMCG, or food and beverages, 8+ years’ overall experience)
Strong communication skills when dealing with diverse, international stakeholders
Fluent in English - any other language would be an advantage