Job Overview

Production & Warehouse Manager

Job Title: Production & Warehouse Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £45,000
Reference: #202212
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2022 11:05

Job Description

Production & Warehouse Manager

Direct Reports: 3x

Location: Hinckley

An industry leader in the manufacturing of plastic shims and die-cut products is hiring a Production & Warehouse Manager to join its team in Leicestershire.


  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running of all manufacturing activities, inventory management, and warehouse/distribution.
  • The (PWM) is responsible for directing and coordinating the daily production and logistics activities of the group companies
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a safe and clean working environment across the site. Ensuring site safety rules are respected and driving a culture of safety first.
  • Responsible for ensuring product complies with our customer's high-quality expectations and driving a culture of Total Quality.
  • Lead and support the teams to identify best practices and eliminate non-conformances using the NCR process, root cause analysis, and permanent corrective actions.
  • To develop and monitor key performance indicators to measure performance and identify improvement opportunities / eliminate waste. (Incl. Optimised material usage, equipment utilisation, and labour efficiency)
  • Oversee effective inventory management, movement of goods, and facility layout.
  • Ensure adherence to standard processes in production and logistics departments.
  • Create and develop clear training and development plans for production and logistics teams.
  • Maintain world-class delivery performance by ensuring adherence to production plans and shipping requirements.
  • Manage 3rd part logistics providers to ensure reliable, cost-effective deliveries.
  • Ensure production and material handling equipment is well maintained and serviced as required by 3rd parties.
  • Developing efficiency strategies to ensure that production goals and standards are met at minimal manufacturing costs.
  • To identify improvements in equipment, processes, and procedures to improve safety, quality, efficiency, and reduce costs.
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Support the implementation of a new ERP system to ensure relevant key performance information is available.
  • Responsible for achievement of production goals, the attainment of business objectives, and product standards.
  • Responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of the production and warehouse teams.
  • Implement plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of labour, equipment, facilities, materials and capital.
  • Improve labour utilization within existing departments and processes for maximum return on efficiencies.
  • Conduct employee performance reviews and foster a well-trained and motivated staff.
  • Troubleshoot problems during machine operation and actively participate in the company’s continuous improvement activities.

About you:

  • Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or related field
  • Experienced in overseeing world-class manufacturing FMCG or ideally food packaging environments.
  • Experienced in managing operations in a BRC environment and well versed in working to GMP standards
  • Experienced and qualified GMP/ Lean or WCM techniques.
  • Experience in working towards targets (Data-Driven)
  • Self-motivated and CAN-DO person with a proactive approach
  • Ability to perform administration accurately in a disciplined and meticulous fashion
  • Experience in developing and training effective teams
  • Demonstrable experience in change management and driving business improvement.
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