Production Team Manager

Production Team Manager

Job Title: Production Team Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middleton, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £42000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH7138_1578066911
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2020 15:55

Job Description


£42,140.40 per annum



A fantastic opportunity has arisen for experienced Production Team Manager to join a leading manufacturing company at their site in Middleton.

The purpose of the Production Team Manager is to manage and direct the activities of a group of Senior Operators and operators to achieve and exceed planned safety, quality and output targets for the assigned shift.

The Responsibilities of the Production Team Manager will involve:

  • Ensuring that routine quality and safety inspections are correctly carried out.
  • Maintain the effective operation of the assigned production area.
  • Manage the Senior Operators to ensure:-
  • corrective actions from audits are made and maintained.
  • product and size changeovers are made in accordance with agreed target times.
  • maintenance checks are made and maintenance activity carried out where appropriate.
  • departmental hygiene and line cleanliness standards are maintained at all times.
  • Prepare for and conduct shift handovers with other Team Managers.
  • In conjunction with colleagues and the Manufacturing Manager, produce and implement plans and strategies to maintain and improve:-
  • Quality levels for the assigned lines.
  • Safety standards and results for the assigned lines.
  • Manage the motivation and development of the assigned staff, including appraisal of Senior Operators. Carry out disciplinary procedures, in accordance with company procedures.
  • As part of the continuous improvement process, review and identify improvement opportunities, recommending solutions to Manufacturing Manager.
  • Work with all departments to achieve and maintain customer accreditation, ISO, and other standards as identified in the Site Strategic plan.
  • Manage the Senior Operators to achieve improvements to line performance including by participation in improvement teams as required.
  • Manage line supply and ancillary staff to achieve optimum area performance.
  • Carry out accident investigations

The Requirements of the Production Team Manager are:

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Good work ethic
  • knowledge of Health & Safety/ quality procedures
  • Food/ Chemical/ Process/ FMCG or manufacturing background preferred.
  • Lean Manufacturing skills
  • Commercial awareness

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business with opportunity for structured career progression.

Interviews will be taking place over the next week, click 'APPLY' today!!

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