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Job Title: Assistant Production Manager Industry: FMCG Product: Food Location: Somerset Package: £35k - £40k
To deputise for production manager in the coordination of the production of products from intake to the packing area achieving the highest standards in terms of health & safety, quality & efficiency to agreed budgets.
Food safety - level 3
HACCP - level 3
Health & Safety – IOSH
Problem-solving & decision-making
Analysing performance and results
Self-Management and personal development
Computer literate (MSWord, MS Excel, MS Outlook
Support the production manager in ensuring all tasks carried out within the allocated work area are done so in a manner to protect product safety, legality, and quality in accordance with the Food Safety & Quality Management Systems (FSQMS), which encompass all certification of the factory, HACCP & requirements of customers
Contribute to the achievement of all company & site objectives.
Deputise for the production manager in his/her absence.
To cultivate a continual improvement/lean manufacturing culture throughout the site.
Compilation of staff rotas and allocation of work to ensure the efficient use of labour.
Coordination of all resources required to meet daily production demand in consultation with planning, packing & laboratory: preparing production plans and updating as required, “ready to wrap” validation.
Managing monthly stock takes and orders as required for ingredients, chemicals, and PPEs. Liaising with suppliers as required.
Participate in ensuring that processes and products conform to the Food Safety & Quality Management Systems (FSQMS) including procedures, work instructions, and hygiene standards, and are rigorously followed and enforced by staff.
Integrate health, safety, and environmental management throughout all operations
Demonstrate strong and active leadership and a commitment to continuous improvement in all areas of control
To ensure the use of effective communication methods
Participate in ensuring that all appropriate documentation is completed accurately and timely to promote compliance with legislative and Food Safety & Quality Management Systems standards. When necessary, instigate the required corrective action in the event of a limit/test requirement being out of specification.
To identify process and product deviations and non-conformances, investigate any non-conformances promptly and report back to the relevant Manager.
To maintain the highest standards of personal hygiene across the production team as stipulated within the company hygiene rules and good manufacturing policies.
To organise and follow trials within the production environment
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