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Manufacturing Production Manager

  • Location: Telford
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 21 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82678Prod._1720620996

Are you an experienced Head of Manufacturing keen to support solutions within the food manufacturing sector? Do you have a food manufacturing or food production background? If so the following permanent role might be for you…

JAM Recruitment are working in partnership with a market leading manufacturing business based in Telford in the search for a Head of Manufacturing to join them on a permanent basis at a time of exciting business change and ambitious plans for growth

Your role will be to provide leadership to the production and manufacturing team to ensure all products are manufactured according to the production plan and in accordance with internal and external quality, legal and safety standards.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the day-to-day production activities, overseeing the whole production and manufacturing process
  • Headcount management
  • Monitoring quality, safety and overall standards of the Production department
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, making recommendations where necessary, adopting a continuous improvement approach using LEAN manufacturing methods
  • Ensuring that factory hygiene and health and safety standards are achieved and maintained in line with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Identifying opportunities to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the operations and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Generating production reports, analysing KPI's and present to senior management

You will have:

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing / production management role
  • Food manufacturing or food packaging background - essential
  • Good manufacturing engineering knowledge with strong understanding of production machinery and equipment.
  • Experience in leading and training a manufacturing / production team.

The package:
* You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, bonus, 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.