Production / Factory Manager

Sunny Recruitment

This newly created role will offer an experienced Production Manager the opportunity to make an impact with a high growth company.

  • High degree of autonomy
  • Ability to make an impact
  • Secure business
This newly created role will offer an experienced Production Manager the opportunity to make an impact with my client who are going through a period of change and growth.


This role involves managing and co-ordination of Production Operatives and operational processes of a production function, manufacturing customer specific recipes and products.

You will have responsibility for a small team, ensuring compliance to Quality, Technical, Food Hygiene and Food Safety standards. In addition a broad knowledge of production processes is required from a mechanical standpoint to ensure smooth running of the various lines, this is not an engineer level, more the ability to highlight and pre-empt problems.

You must be a proactive leader, able to motivate a team to ensure the Production function is run in a smooth and efficient manner. As Production Manager you will pay attention to the production plan and forecasts to ensure the correct volumes are being manufactured at the right time. Working closely with other senior staff, you will manage and allocate tasks to the production team and maintain department records relating to volumes, waste, efficiency, quality and H&S.

The position will involve all aspects of the production process from raw materials entering the site through to packaging of finished products. The jobholder will work closely with their team to ensure a high quality and consistent product is being produced and there will be a requirement to work cross-functionally and communicate effectively with other departments. Candidates will have experience of managing production teams ideally within a Food Manufacturing environment, a good fit could be from a small-to-medium sized operation where a “hands-on” approach is required.

  • This role is suitable for an established Production Manager or Shift Manager seeking an opportunity to step up a level.
  • You will be confident, strive to get results in a busy production area, resourceful, and have a demonstrable track record of man-management and problem solving.
  • Broad understand of manufacturing lines and machinery
  • IT Literate

This role is a superb opportunity to join a growing business where your commitment and leadership will be recognised and rewarded.