Redruth Closing Date: 2023-06-07 Ref: PILDQ886079
PM Shift Hours
Scope and Purpose
As a manager within the site you are expected to meet all the functional KPI’s through a process of leading, Coaching, mentoring and challenging as well as actively support and deliver change oriented activities and projects.
Key Accountability – Main tasks
To deliver on Key Performance Indicators, H&S, Food safety, Customer service/Quailty, Labour control, Overall Operation performance.
To ensure the management operating systems for the area is accurately managed, maintained and developed to enable responsive fact based management of the operation
To challenge, mentor and coach people and challenge process and practices within the factory
To carry out activities with full awareness of their impact on the environment both in terms of people and the local area in which we operate
To objectively assess own teams performance and develop improvement plans against the working to standards agenda
To ensure that Key operators are responsible for all aspects of line operation
To ensure clarity of role for team members to include assigning tasks, coaching, following up and feeding back to individuals
To initiate and support Continuous Improvement projects
Coordination of exceptional activity such as product trials, changes to standard working patterns etc
Conduct data analysis – able to plot trends and spot opportunities
To review and track current performance and identify targeted improvement areas to remove bottle necks
To deliver agreed CI strategy
Work closely with other support functions on site.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Work Area Skills
Actively promotes and delivers improved health and safety behaviours and environmental awareness
Has detailed knowledge of factory systems, processes and procedures
Recognised as an expert in all operational areas
Can demonstrate tangible and sustained KPI improvement under the five manufacturing sectors
Actively encourages, organises and applies lean techniques and processes
Fully supports and is actively involved in the continuous improvement groups vision, goals and objectives
Delivers quality and accuracy in own and teams work.
Ensures all areas operate to the correct working standards
Has a broader view of effective resource planning looking further than day to day
Able to cope under pressure and flex with peaks in personal workload as well as support team members in delivering their objectives
Able to use, understand and act upon trends from management operating systems
Able to anticipate/identify problems and owning them through to conclusion
To lead a cross-functional team (prep, production or packing) to support the continuous improvement programme
Able to act on decisions with the required amount of urgency
Has a wider knowledge of the external factors affecting the business and their implications
With other manufacturing managers regularly reviews their performance as ‘one team’ generating common goals and objectives that are SMART in nature and demonstrate a programme of improvement
Time management: Ensures the most effective use of personal and team’s time
Ability to foresee changes in demands and circumstance and act accordingly
Communicates effectively to all departments/stakeholders on or off shift
Able to make things happen quickly and to complete tasks.
Effective management of team by motivating and coordinating activities.
Demonstrates positive leadership by ensuring Area Leaders are coached, mentored, challenged and aligned to key business objectives
Maintains positive and productive relationships with individual team members and other departments/stakeholders
Ensures own team are adequately trained and that personal and technical skills are developed.
Ability to motivate self and others.
Chooses the most appropriate method and tools for communication.
Able to coach individuals towards behavioural changes and performance improvement
Has the ability to deal with difficult or challenging situations in a professional manner and seeks amicable solutions
Takes responsibility for own and teams actions and takes corrective action when necessary
All core training and core procedures
National Level 5 ILM accreditation (Building Winning Teams development programe)
Advanced Food Hygiene
All relevant site/area policies, procedures and practices (Including customer specific codes of practice)
HND or equivalent in manufacturing/operations
Previous experience of FMCG manufacturing operations (preferably food related)
Proven track record of managing large teams
Knowledge of continuous improvement tools and techniques
Proven track record in cost control, health & safety, management of quality systems and change management programmes
Ability to interact with high profile customers