Shift Production Manager

Job Details
  • 4184
  • Meridian Foods
  • Corwen
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • £28,000 to £32,000 plus attractive perks

Shift Production Manager (FMCG) – Food Production (Immediate Start Available)

Due to an increase in demand, Meridian Foods have multiple permanent contract opportunities for Shift Production Managers to join our growing Food Production team, with roles available to work on either fixed day shifts or fixed night shifts.

These roles are ideal for ambitious and enthusiastic individuals who would love to be part of a quality focused and rapidly expanding business.

The Company

Meridian Foods was established in the 1980’s and is now one of the fastest growing major food brands in the UK and Ireland, with the widest range of nut butters made in our own factory in North Wales.

We are the first nut butter brand in the UK to be certified palm oil free. We respect the Earth and are conscious of our responsibility as food producers to have a positive impact. We source, transport and manufacture sustainably with a commitment to the planet.

The Shift Production Manager (Food Production) Role

Reporting to the Site and Engineering Manager, as a Shift Production Manager you’ll be responsible for the day to day running of the production lines, ensuring they run in the most effective way with minimal downtime, while maintaining a safe working environment for all staff. Overseeing up to 40 Production Operatives, your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Meeting the daily production plan and accurately reporting on issues and successes
  • Dealing effectively with any people management related issues including time keeping, absence and performance
  • Ensuring products produced are safe, legally compliant and meet the company’s specifications
  • Reducing non-engineering lost time by controlling the manufacturing process
  • Training Operatives to the required standard for each operation in the process
  • Attending management meetings as required
  • Supporting the Technical Department with regards to understanding, implementing, and maintaining good manufacturing practices

What will I need in order to be considered for this Shift Production Manager (Food Production) role?

  • Proven experience within a similar production supervisory or managerial role, ideally gained within an FMCG environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of production line equipment
  • Proficient IT skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong eye for detail

Although not essential, some previous experience and / or knowledge of food safety standards, auditing and HACCP would be useful.

What will I receive in return?

As a Shift Production Manager, you’ll receive a salary within the region of £28,000 to £32,000 with the level dependent on experience, plus contributory pension scheme and free on-site parking.

You’ll be working from our site in Corwen in North Wales, employed on a permanent contract with full time working hours as follows:

  • Night Shift Production Manager hours: Monday to Friday 10pm to 6am.
  • Day Shift Production Manager hours: Rotational shift pattern of 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm.

Flexibility will be required to meet business demand.

All applications for this Shift Production Manager (Food Production / FMCG) vacancy are to be submitted online.

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