Cambridge Closing Date: 2020-12-11 Ref: PILVQ566579
We are currently looking to recruit a Production Manager to join our manufacturing operations at Linton. Reporting to the Senior Production Manager you will play a key role in driving the business forward by being responsible for the efficient management of your department with an emphasis on meeting production targets, controlling unit costs, ensuring the highest standards of quality and hygiene are met and overall delivering effective leadership for your team. Your role will also require you to have a ‘hands on’ management style, developing and motivating your team, whilst continuing to build strong relations with all internal and external customers.
The successful candidate will actively support the learning and development of their team ensuring compliance and other internal training requirements are achieved and maintained. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders ensuing 100% service level is achieved at all times whilst fully utilising all relevant raw materials, packaging and other resources.
You must be forward thinking, practical and have strong leadership skills with a real commitment to manufacturing excellence. Continuous improvement is an integral part of our business and you must be passionate about and experienced in applying all aspects of lean manufacturing across the areas of responsibility and striving for continuous improvement.
Previous managerial experience within a busy manufacturing environment is essential, ideally in a similar, chilled environment working with short shelf life products.
Our people really make the difference
• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership
What We bring to the table
As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:
• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees
• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more
• Learning opportunities
• Competitive holiday entitlement
• Long service awards
• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites
• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites
• On site free parking
• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more
If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.