Assistant Production Manager

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 26-Apr-23

Location: DT1

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per year

Assistant Production Manager

Assistant Production Manager
£30 – 35000 doe

We are currently seeking an Assistant Production Manager for an expanding and innovative food manufacturer who supply premium products to a wide range of customers

Reporting into the Site Production Manager, My client is looking to recruit an Assistant Production Manager for their site based near Dorchester. Your remit will be to ensure safe working at all times and that the plan is met on time in full to the required standards of quality.
It goes without saying production targets must be consistently met and the successful candidate will naturally inspire to develop the team of 80 staff working across a 3 shift system.

Assistant Production Manager Responsibilities:

·Leads team to ensure staff follow all company procedures and H&S standards, food safety, integrity, legality and quality are consistently maintained
·Plan and organise staff to achieve successful and efficient completion of the production plan on time in full
·Ensure supervisors have liaised with relevant departments to ensure all equipment, materials and packaging are available in sufficient quantities/correct time to ensure all processes start on time and operate efficiently.
·Plan and organise sufficient / required level of multi-skilled staff are available and planned, and that staff have sufficient training to run lines required
·Assist in day to day management of factory staff ( supervisors and factory operatives)
·Liaise with all departments to ensure all orders / products are made and packed to the required safety, quality, quantity and cost to meet customer requirements and deliveries on time.
·Assist in general management of the production and packing areas.
·Ensure the correct completion of any daily, weekly and monthly reports / meetings and paperwork required
·Assist in project work where required.
·Responsible for factory opening / start up and lock up / shut down, and available for emergency call outs when required
·Any other duties as required

The Successful Assistant Production Manager must have proven :

-Food, Drink, Pharma, FMCG Manufacturing experience
-Must be organised and happy to work under pressure
-Must have previous Supervisory experience.
-Must enjoy being hands on and enjoy training and developing teams
-Excellent people skills including coaching and developing staff
-H&S / food safety / HACCP knowledge and experience

This role is located close to Dorchester and is commutable from Wincanton, Dorchester, Yeovil, Weymouth, Bournemouth areas.

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