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Senior Production Manager

Salary: Circa £55,000
Location: Oxfordshire
Reference: 13506
Contact: Laura Willis: 08448 550000, Click to apply
Senior Production Manager

Vacancy Details

Senior Production Manager

Are you passionate about ‘World Class Manufacturing?`

We are seeking a Senior Production Manager to take control for one of the businesses biggest UK manufacturing sites developing and driving efficiencies whilst effectively managing, leading and coaching a highly engaged operational team. Your responsibilities will also include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for an entire business unit across all shifts.

Key Responsibilities:

- Optimise operational efficiencies to support the manufacturing production
- Identify and coordinate operational improvements necessary to deliver the site plans.
- Responsible to motivate team members to maximise capabilities and achieve planned targets
- Set operational standards - track production KPI’s anticipating and correcting process’s which would compromise achievement of financial targets
- Develop the production team to solve day to day issues and reach short- and long-term production goals
- Coach teams to demonstrate continuous improvement in profitability margins, efficiencies and cost saving initiatives
- Communicate to different departments effectively to solve smooth running of production, including Engineering, planning and Technical.


- Experienced within a Senior Management role within the a food Manufacturing, fast paced, environment.
- Experience gained with a ‘wet’ product facility would be an advantage.
- Used to managing large teams as well as several direct reports, with a real hands on forward thinking approach.
- Experienced in compiling / working to KPI`s
- Improvement focused - able to drive efficiencies whilst maintaining product quality & keeping costs down
- Strong communicator at all levels with the ability to mentor, coach & develop others
- A background in Engineering would be an advantage.
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