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Process Manager

Lead the knowledgeable Process department of a fast-paced dairy production site
  • South West
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • Pension & 25 days holiday (+ statutory)
  • Food & Drink, Production, Technical
  • 22/16086/7

Our Client

  • A multinational family-owned food production company originally based in South-West France, and now operating from almost 40 countries worldwide
  • The business behind world-renowned brands, their products are internationally regarded for their exceptional quality standards and innovation capacity
  • They also produce a range of private-label desserts, fruit-conserves, dairy, bakery and free-from products for major UK retailers
  • Their state-of-the-art facility based just outside the beautiful town of Frome, Somerset has allowed them to far exceed both the expectations of their customers and the production capabilities of their competitors
  • Culturally they believe in people above all else, and their continued success is owed to the focus on developing and empowering all individuals within the business
  • They are currently in a period of significant growth and investment, and are now looking to expand their Operations team with a new Process Manager


The role:

  • We are looking for a tenacious Process Manager to join our knowledgeable Process department and oversee a team of expert Technicians and Planners
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the supply of raw material to production on time in full, increasing productivity and efficiency where necessary
  • You will take the lead role in the Process department, managing all staff KPIs along with labour hours and investigations, and to respond to any customer audit activity
  • You will ensure full compliance with company hygiene, health & safety and environmental policies and ensure the department is clean and safe at all times
  • As Process Manager you will be responsible for Process spend and budget


Ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years Management / Supervisor experience within an FMCG Process Department
  • Knowledge of Dairy technology, filling room protocols and fresh food packing environment
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement tools
  • Strong Manager and team player, able to motivate and inspire others
  • Understanding of employment processes, investigations, performance review and KPI setting
  • Knowledge of Food hygiene and Health & Safety protocols
  • A hands-on and capable leader able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • A desire to strive for excellence and an ability to inspire others to do the same


Benefits & details:

  • Site-based Monday–Friday at the Oldford factory, a modern state-of-the-art facility situated beautifully along the River Frome
  • Salary dependent on experience, plus wider package including pension
  • As Process Manager you will have the opportunity to work for a fast-growing market-leader with a focus on continued investment for their UK operation
  • Strong commitment to training & development, with long service recognition and rewards


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 22/16086/7. Confidentiality assured.

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Toby Williams
Consumer Recruitment Consultant
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Toby Williams or use the form to apply below.

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