Factory Manager

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    Dependent on experience

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Do you have experience working within food manufacturing? Are you a hands-on manager? If so, Owen Daniels is partnering with a leading food manufacturing and processing business based in Northampton that are experiencing a significant increase in orders. Our client is looking to recruit a Factory Manager to oversee the high risk, low risk and despatch departments whilst achieving production targets. 

Factory Manager

Permanent job opportunity
Monday – Friday 45 hours per week
Overtime offered (1.25x on weekdays)
Salary dependant on experience

Factory Manager
Key Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the formulating/completion of the daily production schedules across high risk, low risk and despatch departments.
  • Evaluating the performance of supervisors and team leaders against designated instructions.
  • The overall monitoring of stock levels to ensure correct production is achieved.
  • Liaising with supervisors, team leaders and production leads to monitor quality issues so that standards aren’t compromised.
  • Training/retraining where required and involvement with recruitment for factory staff.
  • Ensuring comprehensive traceability control.
  • Ensuring residual control is maintained and monitored effectively by supervisors and team leaders.
  • Ensuring production targets are being hit and implementing lean manufacturing principles.
  • Liaise with relevant personnel to resolve non-conformances or process deviations and effect corrective action following root cause analysis where applicable.
Factory Manager
Essential Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Managerial experience within a food manufacturing business
  • Experience within a hands on production position.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant food industry regulations and standards e.g. HACCP and BRC.
  • Able to be flexible with overtime.
Company Benefits.
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Standard company pension
  • Gym discounts - join a scheme that gives you access to a variety of gyms, fitness studios, health clubs and leisure centres
  • Retail discount scheme
  • Financial wellbeing access 

If you feel you’re a good fit for this position, please click ‘apply’