Location: Wigston, Leicestershire
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

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Production Manager (food)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a very high calibre Production Manager join a reputable food production company based in Leicester.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for Health and Safety on the shop-floor covering production planning and scheduling. You will be responsible for the management of the production process to ensure that output is both efficient and effective.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the safety of the product and for carrying out Critical Control Point check procedures (CCP metal detection and CCP scarification) or ensuring that such procedures are carried out by competent personnel in accordance with relevant procedures including OPRP sieving, OPRP traceability, PRP cleaning, OPRP baking and PRP allergens.

In the food production environment, you will have overall responsibility for the adherence to the traceability system and have general allergen awareness and ability to avoid any potential cross-contamination.

Required skills and competencies:

  • Commercially aware.
  • Ability to plan, organise, motivate and develop a strong team.
  • Computer literate (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access).
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to set objectives for the shift teams.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Proactive and flexible approach.
  • Technically able in terms of plant, process and product.
  • Experience of bakery operations.
  • Proven man-management and leadership skills.
  • Drive for continuous improvement.

Our client offers a competitive salary, plus a discretionary bonus, generous holiday entitlement, private healthcare, dental care, pension and more.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please call Ian Everett on 0116 3666178 or email


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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