Assistant Food Production Manager

  • By Adecco UK Limited
  • Ayr (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Ayr, South Ayrshire
·  Salary
23000 £ - 25000 £ / Year
·  Job type
·  External Reference
·  Industry
Industrial and Manufacturing

Adecco are currently looking for a Assistant Production Manager with food background to join our local client on a permanent basis.

Your role will be to lead the team on a day-to day basis to achieve departmental objectives, by providing direction, instructions and guidance.

You will have many responsibilities in this role, some will include:

* Lead the team to achieve departmental objectives, on a day-to-day basis, by providing direction, instructions and guidance
* Drive through and efficiency's, maximise yields, minimise waste and downtime, and ensure quality standards are maintained
* Ensure stock controls are in place and remain effective for all products and materials
* Ensure full trace-ability is sustained on all Company products
* Utilise computerised system of business to manage daily activities
* Identify and implement solutions to problems at an early stage, to prevent issues escalating unnecessarily
* Maintain accurate and up-to-date records
* Engage, support and motivate individuals and the team to perform at their best
* Where there is a departmental Trainer in place, support them to continue to deliver training interventions to a high standard, which enable the department to meet its objectives and the business its goals
* Where there is not a departmental Trainer in place, identify training needs, plan, conduct and administer programs that train employees to improve their knowledge and skills, to enable the department to meet its objectives and the business its goals
* Work alongside and communicate effectively with other departments
* Communicate effectively and consistently with staff in the department, in particular ensure they receive regular feedback on departmental performance (on daily basis), individual performance (on weekly / ad hoc basis), and general business performance (on monthly basis)
* Promptly report any maintenance requests to the Engineering department, and liaise with them to get issues satisfactorily resolved in a timely manner
* Pro-actively deal with any concerns relating to individual performance, conduct, attendance, in line with Company's standard HR procedures, and handle employee's grievances in line with the Company's Grievance Procedure
* Engage and support the Health and Safety Manager during risk assessments and investigations as well as providing a healthy and safe environment for staff and visitors
* To be responsible for analysing and authorising your departments wages and overtime on a daily/weekly basis
* Escalate unresolved issues / concerns to the departmental manager
* Lead by example, demonstrating the Company's values at all times

The key skills for this role are:

* Motivating workers and being positive
* Attention to detail in checking that quality standards and operating documents and standards are being met and adhered to
* Coping with pressure and meeting tight deadlines
* Excellent communication skills and proven people and time management skills
* Positively contributing to meetings, training sessions and project teams
* Proactive in suggesting business improvements
* Multi-tasking
* Professionalism and punctuality
* Good IT skills

If you match the above please send your CV today

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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