Production Manager - Isle of Wight

Salary: Up to £25,000 p/a dependant on experience
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Full time
Location: Isle of Wight
Posted on 13 June 2017
Agriculture & Farming / Distribution / Management & Executive / Manufacturing / Miscellaneous

This highly respected and local food brand specialises in bespoke artisan products. Currently in its prime and with huge plans for future development approaching they need a devoted Production Manager to join their small yet highly ambitious team on a full time, permanent basis.

Sourcing fresh and local produce to use in their recipes is something they pride themselves in, always aiming higher and continuing to do as much as possible. This food brand has maintained the original recipes used from the outset, as well as incorporating an array of new flavours to keep the brand fresh and exciting.

Where do you come in? You will play an active and integral role in the daily production process. Overseeing new product development, ensuring the smooth daily running of the on-site production facility and manage the production team. The role requires a motivated professional with a positive attitude to work, a flexible approach and the ability to embrace the changing requirements of a growing business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stock control, forward planning, purchasing, staffing, hygiene and fulfilment
  • Quality control and waste reduction, increase efficiencies
  • Maintenance and cleaning of specialist on site equipment
  • Ensure that regular food safety testing is carried out and monitored
  • Support the company Director in new product development activities
  • Ensure all staff are following correct protocols
  • Develop team to deliver a “can do” attitude
  • Healthy and Safety provision and execution, reinforce H&S culture
  • Staff training, continued personal development
  • Instigating and achieving relevant KPIs including outputs, labour budgets and wastage costs
  • Create detailed procedures and instructions for all products and processes
  • Assist in all aspects of audit and certification procedures including, not exclusively, SALSA, HACCP, COSHH and Soil Association certificates

Key Skills:

  • A qualification or proven experience in management is essential
  • Technical knowledge of food production is essential
  • Basic Hygiene Level 2
  • Experience and understanding of HACCP
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of tasks
  • Effective line management and handling of disciplinary actions
  • Ability to undertake all necessary training
  • Excellent computer skills
  • You will need to hold a full UK driving licence for this position due to the location.

So, if you’re hands on and ready to grab this opportunity and show us what you can do with it we want to hear from you! Please apply below with an up to date CV, including a cover letter detailing your managerial experience and why you feel you could help this brand with its future plans.  

This highly respected and local food brand specialises in bespoke artisan products. Currently in its prime and with huge plans for future development approaching they need a devoted Production Manager to join their small yet highly ambitious team on a full time, permanent basis.

Sourcing fresh and local produce to use in their recipes is something they pride themselves in, always aiming higher and continuing to do as much as possible. This food brand has maintained the original recipes used from the outset, as well as incorporating an array of new flavours to keep the brand fresh and exciting.

Where do you come in? You will play an active and integral role in the daily production process. Overseeing new product development, ensuring the smooth daily running of the on-site production facility and manage the production team. The role requires a motivated professional with a positive attitude to work, a flexible approach and the ability to embrace the changing requirements of a growing business.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

                     Stock control, forward planning, purchasing, staffing, hygiene and fulfilment

                     Quality control and waste reduction, increase efficiencies

                     Maintenance and cleaning of specialist on site equipment

                     Ensure that regular food safety testing is carried out and monitored

                     Support the company Director in new product development activities

                     Ensure all staff are following correct protocols

                     Develop team to deliver a “can do” attitude

                     Healthy and Safety provision and execution, reinforce H&S culture

                     Staff training, continued personal development

                     Instigating and achieving relevant KPIs including outputs, labour budgets and wastage costs

                     Create detailed procedures and instructions for all products and processes

                     Assist in all aspects of audit and certification procedures including, not exclusively, SALSA, HACCP, COSHH and Soil Association certificates

Key Skills:

                     A qualification or proven experience in management is essential

                     Technical knowledge of food production is essential

                     Basic Hygiene Level 2

                     Experience and understanding of HACCP

                     Full UK driving license

                     Effective communication skills

                     Ability to adapt to a variety of tasks

                     Effective line management and handling of disciplinary actions

                     Ability to undertake all necessary training

Sales experience is necessary preferably within a similar environment i.e. product sales in hospitality industry. Excellent computer skills and an engaging personality is key. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence for this position due to the location.

So, if you’re hands on and ready to grab this opportunity and show us what you can do with it we want to hear from you! Please apply below with an up to date CV, including a cover letter detailing your managerial experience and why you feel you could help this brand with its future plans.  

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