Production Manager - JO-1608-1314

Ref: JO-1608-1314 | Permanent | Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Production Manager
Job Reference: JO-1608-1314
Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description


It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UK’s biggest and brightest food companies in little more than 20 years. It takes people who want to lead the food manufacturing industry, entrepreneurial spirits who make things happen with agility and pace. Individuals who seek out challenge - and thrive on it. In fact, it takes the 2 Sisters Food Group and professionals like you: people managers excited about making an impact in the food production industry.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Manager to join our Cavaghan & Gray site in Carlisle. The business was formed in 1912 and was known as Cavaghan, Collin & Gray. They were originally farmers and meat processors. In 1962, C&G commenced supply to M&S. By the early 1970s, the company launched three of the first-ever prepared ready meal products including cauliflower cheese, cottage pie and Cumberland pie. In 2012, C&G celebrated its 100 year anniversary and 50 year anniversary of supplying to M&S

Production Manager Responsibilities:

Lead the production shift team so they are engaged, productive and have a clear focus on problem solving, team work and working to standards. Build trust through effective leadership and skill application of people management processes (investigations, attendance, recruitment, safety, performance) and open 2 way communication through daily, weekly, monthly and 1:1’s
Other responsibilities:

Drive the Health & Safety agenda for the dept. ensuring a safe working environment for all employees
Organise & Optimise Labour
Manage process reliability
Analyse and report conversation performance metrics
Manage Quality
Project design and delivery
Manage Health and Safety
Manage Maintenance
Understanding of Production Financial Reporting

Knowledge / Skills / Qualifications: (Desirable but not essential)

MS office – can operate and use word, excel and PowerPoint Food Safety Level 2
IOSH Managing Safely
Experience in application in Lean tools
Continuous Improvement tools and techniques – 5S, Problem solving, VSM
Numerical Ability to record, analyse and interpret data#
Technical – HACCP/GMP
Experience of leading a team in a FMCG organisation
Able to lead and inspire others to achieve challenging results
The ability to identify and actively plan improvements
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to be successful in a changing environment
Leadership: Thoughtful leader who lives the core values of 2SFG/ Carlisle Site
Effective communicator who facilitates bottom up and top down communications

If you’re a Production Manager interested in taking the next step in your career, or keen to work for the UKs largest food manufacturing company, then apply now.