Production Manager

  • Department Production
  • Business Saladworks
  • Product Ready Meals
  • Location Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Job RefSAL5844
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 15/03/2019
  • Expiry 02/04/2019

Flexibility required

The Samworth Brothers Group is a family business that has grown but kept its core focus on People and Quality. The Ready Meals division of the group is made up of Saladworks (Leicester), Kettleby Foods (Melton Mowbray), Brooksby Foods (Melton Mowbray) and we are on the look out for fresh talent!

As a Production Manager you will be involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes. You will be responsible for effectively managing all aspects of the site to ensure optimum operational performance. You will be expected to identify, own and project manage process and KPI improvements as well as ensuring compliance with all Manufacturing and Health and Safety compliance requirements. As a key role within operations you will be expected to set a clear example of the Group competencies and values and will develop a talent pipeline within the areas under your remit.

To be successful you will need:

  • Previous experience of Ready Meals manufacturing including low risk, high care and despatch operations in a FMCG Environment, emphasising customer Quality and service level
  • Experience of taking products from concept to launch
  • Experience of customer and external agency audit for a range of different major retailers.
  • Evidence of hitting demanding labour and materials targets
  • A clear, credible and resilient leadership style, capable of enthusing the team
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