Position: Permanent, full time. Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Early/Late shifts between the hours of 7am-7pm
Salary: £40k + DOE
Our Client is a leading beverage manufacturer specialising in cooking wines and associated products. To meet with strategic growth plans, they are now looking for a Factory Manager to join their team.
The successful candidate will oversee all daily operations of the factory including people, production and training, with particular emphasis on planning and forecasting to ensure production is running at peak efficiency and maximising profitability. They will also be responsible for developing processes that will maximise safety, quality and productivity.
To plan, organise and run optimum day-to-day operations to meet changing demands
Take responsibility to production output, quality and on-time shipping
Implementation of strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives, providing a clear sense of direction and focus
Ensure full departmental compliance with policy, procedure and legislation at all times
Champion a culture of continuous improvement
To strive to reduce waste, in all its forms
Work and maintain a BRC Grade A Level
Maintaining an ‘audit ready’ department and mindset, ensuring your team understand and meet all performance criteria
Work with Production Manger to ensure regular stock takes are completed regularly
To identify training requirements and implement learning and development plans as required
To strive to meet and exceed where possible, all department KPIs and those of the wider business
To undertake duties/training as determined by the needs of the business
An understanding of the bacterial risks in beverage and food packaging
A demonstratable track record of managing large teams with strong leadership skills, ideally within a food/beverage manufacturing/production environment
Dairy experience desirable
Good verbal and written communication, and a sound knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
Reliability, flexibility, tact and diplomacy, with the ability to drive improvements in standards and behaviours
This position will suit a logical thinker, who is able to demonstrate ownership of tasks and a high level of engagement.