Assistant Production Manager
Food - FMCG
Operating in over 16 countries, servicing approximately 4 billion people around the world our client is a vertically integrated farm to fork food conglomerate. A ready meal, a sandwich, a pub dinner, a pizza from the supermarket, a chilled snack or even a seafood salad, covering multiple sectors in the UK, you will have eaten their products and not even known about it.
As part of the current upskilling programme, they are now in need of an Assistant Production Manager to support the Production Manager ensuring the output targets are met and exceeded for customers in the Retail and Foodservice sector. You will assist by driving line side KPI's, highlighting any production issues and identifying root causes to remove these barriers.
As the right hand to the Production Manager, you will be instrumental in what will be the busiest time of the year as Christmas fast approaches. To this end, you must have a food manufacturing background and be familiar with the strains this time of year can bring.
- 3 years supervisory experience in a food manufacturing background
- Excellent analytical and numerical capability: operational and financial performance
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Previous experience of budget control and cost reduction programmes
- The skills to act as mentor in developing potential in others
This role will suit a Line/Cell Leader or a Production Supervisor looking to take the next step in their production career
Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced Production Manager from a food production background and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Assistant Production Manager role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17