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Production Controller

An experienced Production Controller is required by a large FMCG company based in Kent. The main job purpose will be to lead and manage all aspects of designated production areas to ensure effective delivery of quality, service and cost optimisation for all product sorting, selection and packaging.

The Key Accountabilities:

  • Recruit, retain and develop a balanced, competent, capable and motivated team, recognized throughout the organisation for its expertise and value to the business. Perform regular performance appraisal activity.
  • Provide planning and control within production through budgetary planning, forecasting, expenditure control and transactional processing;
  • Manage the effective delivery and enhancement of key operational effectiveness measures within production including product waste reduction, right first time quality processing, labour utilization, productivity and overall efficiency.
  • To participate in the management of the overall organisation through effective interaction with peers both within operations and wider business functions.
  • Identify and prioritise improvement projects and activities, based on best ROI for efficiency and effectiveness, engaging the team in driving continuous improvement in performance.
  • Reduce accidents and safety issues by driving a culture of safety first.
  • Responsible for regularly updating self and team on regulatory requirements (e.g. H&S, BRC, ETI) and then ensuring all requirements are complied with.

The successful candidate will have experience of building and leading a team that strives for continual improvement in efficiency and effectiveness and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will exhibit positive behaviours and professionalism at all times, even in difficult situations or when executing unpopular/tough decisions. Proven ability to plan resources, time, budgets and responsibilities according to results requirement whilst taking the bigger picture into consideration. Must have strong IT skills and have a proactive approach to balancing business and customer needs. Comply with all relevant company policies and procedures, including but not limited to Health & Safety Policy, Equal Opportunities, Diversity & Dignity at work Policy and Hygiene Policy.

DCR 5790

Full Time
£33,000 - £35,000
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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