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Production Line Manager

Zoek Pin Preston, Lancashire, England

£40000 - £42000 per annum + Bupa, Cycle to work

Permanent (Unspecified)

Production Line Manager (Nights)
FMCG Sector

We are currently recruiting for a Production Line Manager at our location in Preston. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a large FMCG organisation with fantastic prospects and development opportunities.


  • To ensure the smooth running of the production area, via the Production staff. Plans, organises and co-ordinates through Team Leaders/Supervisors the total activities and resources of their production area.
  • Responsible for the safety, quality and legality of all products and processes within the department.
  • Ensure the fundamental value that 'Quality is the best recipe' is the pivotal focus of the production teams.
  • Working closely with the Quality team to ensure only the best quality products are manufactured.
  • To ensure that the production areas are maintained to a clean and hygienic standard.
  • Increase OEE and line efficiencies through the effective leadership of a team of Supervisors.
  • Manage a team of production supervisors to ensure we have a highly motivated, engaged workforce.
  • To circulate management information through briefings with the team.
  • Team involvement in ensuring the department delivers high quality standards in all areas.
  • Identify areas for training and employee development, schedule in when required.
  • Manage absenteeism to agreed levels.
  • Co-ordinate production operations across the area, liaising with other managers on shift.
  • Control raw material waste levels, down time, etc. to meet agreed and measurable targets, actioning improvements and or changes as required.
  • To ensure waste levels are managed within guidelines.
  • Manages pay within guidelines.
  • Responsible for Health and Safety of Systems and Department.


  • Educated to DMS/NVQ Level 5 or equivalent
  • 5 years' experience in a FMCG environment
  • 2 year experience in a supervisory role
  • Analytical and systematic in approach.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Positive, motivated and a team player
  • Interested in playing a key role within a dynamic, FMCG environment.
  • Interested in working as part of a team
  • Outgoing and positive.
  • Forward thinking
  • Detail conscious and practical.

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Posted 17 days ago

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