Production Manager | Food Subscription Business | Shrewsbury


Production Manager | Food Subscription Business | Shrewsbury

  • Type:
  • Where:
    Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Starts:
    ASAP (2 months max)
  • Salary
    £40000 — £50000
    Per annum + Pension + Discounts
  • Industry:
    Manufacturing and Production
  • Doing what:

    Production Manager | Fast-Growth Food Subscription Business | Shrewsbury

    Harmonic are delighted to be supporting one of the West Midlands most exciting food scale-ups on the hire of a Production Manager to join the team.

    Only a few years into their journey, they have disrupted the market and are paving the way in terms of fresh, honest, and healthy products. Their small team is growing quickly, and they are looking for colleagues who share their values, mission, and ethos towards sustainability.

    Based in their new site, near Shrewsbury, you will report to the founders of the business and successfully lead a team of 10, who are incredibly invested in the brand, to deliver on the food production needs of the business. Only a couple of years into their journey, this business already has a number of great awards under their belt, a loyal customer base and an ever-increasing online presence as a result of their brilliant recipes and food subscription service. As a result, demand has increased, and our client is looking to onboard this position.

    This is a brilliant opportunity to grow with a values led business who are consistently delivering 10% month-on-month growth and have raised £2 million in investment to date with another fundraise due to close in June!

    The Role:

    The Production Manager role reports into the Founders of the business to rapidly meet the food production demands for customers. Overseeing a 5,000 sqft kitchen facility, this position oversees all aspects of food production.

    The roles and responsibilities are as follows:

    * Responsibility for the daily scheduling of all the production needs of the business
    * Responsibility for overseeing budgets, stock reconciliation and stock inspections.
    * Overseeing the production process and managing the team (10 members in total) to ensure targets and deadlines are met efficiently
    * Implementing training schedules and improving processes to ensure the team are upskilled and working towards building a more efficient and productive environment.
    * Responsibility for surroundings including maintaining Health & Safety standards and taking ownership for food safety
    * Overseeing the storage of food, raw material, and flash - frozen products
    * Management of sustainability and reduction in food waste within the facility
    * Compliance with Food Safety regulations

    What our Client Would Like to see (essential):

    * Ability to motivate and inspire others with great entrepreneurial spirit and leadership skills
    * High standards in ensuring that production quality if kept not just high but also consistent as the business continues to grow
    * Tech and data driven to improve efficiencies and reporting
    * Commercially astute and great problem-solving skills
    * Managerial experience (2+ years)
    * Ability to lead a team and delegate tasks effectively

    What we would like to see (non essential):

    * Experience in a Production Manager role (ideally F&B in an SME / Scaleup)
    * Evidence of strategic planning and forecasting
    * Experience in a scaling business which has outgrown its production space

    Salary Expectations: £40 - 50 k ( Pension + Discounts)

    Notice Period: No longer than 2 months

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530 .

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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