Production Manager - Materials Supply

Central Scotland

Toby Bigmore
Recruitment Consultant
T: 07385 381039

Our client is the leading UK provider of innovative, high-quality, fresh prepared food creating products for their customers around the world.  They are looking to recruit a Production Manager for their Material Supply function in Scotland Central Belt.

  • Salary: £42,000 - £46,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Working Hours: 13.30 - 22.00
  • Days of  Work: Tuesday - Saturday

The Role:

Heading up a team to manage materials supply function for the business.

Leading and motivating the team to drive both individual and functional performance and material efficiency.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Pro-actively managing Health & Safety
  • Leading and driving standards of quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping within your area through Good Manufacturing Practice (G.M.P.)
  • Supporting and encouraging the business values and a positive culture within your area, whilst fostering good employee relations
  • The recruitment of direct reports and an involvement in all staff recruitment within your area
  • Review processes and drive continuous improvement within the team.
  • Ensure forecast is reviewed and updated.
  • Review potential disposals and address root cause issues.
  • Engender an approach within the team that is production facing and that which would be expected from a support function.
  • Ensure stock value is understood and levels challenged in all units.
  • Ensure that representation at the daily operations review meeting.
  • Liaise with production areas and support functions to pro-actively manage any upcoming issues.
  • Supplier relationships
  • Attend weekly S&OP meetings.
  • Issue weekly KPI pack to site execs.
  • Hold a regular Planning/Materials Control meeting.
  • Enhance the team performance through development, performance management and recruitment.


What you will need:

  • You will ideally have experience working in a food manufacturing environment and will have led teams in a fast-paced manufacturing business.
  • You will understand retailer expectations and how to meet them.
  • You will be a great leader capable of inspiring and engaging your team, understanding the pressure of a factory environment.


What you can expect from our client:

  • When joining this business you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the group.
  • They will offer you a career with possibilities, encouraging you to work hard, aim high and bring your best to work, every day.
  • As a valued Production Manager - Materials Supply they’ll support your ambition, reward your resilience and encourage you to create a career you can be proud of.
  • Don’t delay - they’re ready for more people who share their values and passion for quality to join their team.


Benefits Package:       

  • Bonus: Up to 10% (depending on the companies’ annual performance)
  • 34 Days Annual Leave p/a
  • Pension
  • Private Medical 
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible benefits package 
  • Excellent career progression prospects across the group 


If this position is of interest please feel free to apply with your CV today or get in touch for more information.