Brewing and Beer


UK ref: 1771

Our client is looking to recruit a Packaging Manager to manage, coach and mentor the Team Leaders to undertake the efficient and effective running of the production process, ensuring that all products are produced to the specified specifications, target and deadlines are met and all direct staff comply with the company’s Health and Safety procedures.

Key Responsibilities include:
• To take full responsibility of the Production Teams, in terms of management of staff, management of production (Intake – Dispatch), health & safety, quality targets, security, housekeeping and hygiene.
• To take full responsibility of the quality & food safety in line with the company’s quality systems, processes and procedures.
• Build successful and sustainable production teams that drive KPI’s and exceed expectations.
• Manage, develop and motivate TL’S, Deputy TL’s and facilitate the same for the other shift team members.
• Monitor, measure and report on production related process performance and downtime.
• Reduce downtime with operators on individual cost/time saving projects while also implementing a 5S & SMED working environment.
• Implement new procedures and processes that are sustainable.
• Deploy and manage Teams, rotate fairly to improve knowledge of team and upskill operators. Ensure absence and holidays are covered.
• Investigate and carry out disciplinary hearings if and where required.
• To ensure that Health and Safety rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift and all matters relating to this are dealt with.
• Problem solving and troubling shooting skills are used to ensure that all team members can identify root causes and take fast effective action to resolve the problems in hand.
• To ensure that the training skills are met for current and future demands of the shift.
• To have an active role in the continuous improvement plan to achieve plans for future company growth.

Person Specification:
• This is a role for somebody dynamic, energetic, self-driven, results-oriented, and above all who has a positive “can do” outlook with a clear focus on deliverables. We are looking for a highly organised, naturally forward planning, logical, structured thinker who critically assesses his/her own performance. Empathic communication skills are essential.
• Able to communicate and motivate coherently – both verbally and via written media.
• Understands the principles of manufacturing, and has strong management skills. Strong leadership planning and organisational skills essential.
• Minimum 3 years working in a high mass volume manufacturing environment as a Shift Supervisor or within an equivalent capacity. Ideally from a food manufacturing background.
• Able to work extended hours on occasions when required.

For more information, please contact Penny Zaloumis at The Carling Partnership,
Tel +44 (0)1483893100.


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