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Production Manager

  • Job reference: 922819
  • Location: North Wales
  • Salary: GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 07/01/2019

Orion Group are working with an award winning food manufacturer based in North Wales. Following significant investment, the business is enjoying a prolonged and sustainable period of growth. There is a terrific opportunity for someone to join the team and make an instant positive impact. The business offers excellent career progression in a friendly and professional environment.

The company has recently moved to larger premises and the Production Manager will be instrumental in taking the business to the next level. Ultimately you will be responsible for maintaining an efficient, clean and organised production process and providing a safe working environment.

Experience in a food manufacturing environment is essential. Also, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement experience is desirable but not essential, however you will be able to display knowledge of working in a fast paced high standard food manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Basic line management of team, including manage, maintain and develop a highly motivated and multi skilled team
  • Responsibility for monitoring the activities of the allocated production packing area
  • Responsibility for allocating work tasks & ordering required materials / material control
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all production, quality & hygiene documentation, ensuring standards in these areas are maintained
  • Responsible for all daily safety checks and equipment maintenance.
  • Effective problem solving and fault finding to reduce stoppage time and increase line performance
  • To manage the performance of the team including appraisals and training plans
  • To effectively manage the initial stages of absence and disciplinary issues ensuring compliance to company procedures
  • To operate production equipment to deliver both output and quality objectives whilst at the same time ensuring legal compliance
  • To identify any H&S issues within the area / team, maintaining a focus on risk reduction

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.