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Production Manager - Flexible Packaging



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Attractive Salary + Other Benefits

The holiday entitlement is 25 days per year, and the other various benefits include: Pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefit, bonus scheme, life assurance plan and child care vouchers

Our client is a leading flexible packaging manufacturer supplying a range of high quality packaging into food markets.

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Production Manager in an operational management role to orchestrate daily production meetings, deliver all operational elements and adherence to the time plan.


  • Provide dedicated key support to the Operations Manager and be the main contact for business partners/support functions.
  • Hold daily production meetings, deliver the operational elements and adherence to the plan.
  • Management of Shift / Line Managers.
  • Escalate issues to the Operations Manager as appropriate.
  • This role leads the Print Department to achieve budgeted production targets and controls consumable costs to ensure compliance with budget.
  • Conduct focussed job cost reviews, understanding the key levers to improving overall financial performance through operational excellence.
  • The Production Manager must have P&L awareness and will support the Operational Manager in driving down the cost to produce for a given value stream.
  • Maintaining all processing equipment effectively and efficiently.
  • Working closely with Production teams to minimise downtime and maximise reliability so that the site can meet and beat production targets.

Must have:

  • Formal printing qualification or transferrable process knowledge
  • Formal line management qualification
  • Good standard of Maths and English
  • Good I.T. skills
  • Good understanding of Safe Working systems and policies
  • Experience of Continuous Improvement & Lean Manufacturing would be advantageous
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment




0161 485 8888

Production Manager - Flexible Packaging

England, UK

Published on 9 Jul 2019