Production Manager

11 Sep 2017

At Macduff, we process more wild shellfish than anyone else in Europe - and that’s all we do. We are masters of our trade and deliver the most natural, wild product to customers around the world. We are focussed, dedicated and with well over a century at sea behind us, experienced. Macduff offers unrivalled career development opportunities and the commitment of being part of a global organisation who is recognised as a true employer of choice.

We have an immediate requirement for a PRODUCTION MANAGER to join our existing production team. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and value the opportunity to make a difference. Previous production management experience is essential . Experience in a seafood processing environment would be advantageous, with lean manufacturing knowledge an asset. Reporting to the Director of Operations, duties will include:

  • To continually monitor, record and feedback on team performance utilising KPI criteria/targets.
  • To manage achievement of all relevant KPI’s and share achievement or failures with colleagues.
  • To meet product quality standards and product specifications whilst achieving production efficiency targets.
  • To actively identify and implement methods of improving performance and the effectiveness of processes, systems and practices by using observation and feedback ultimately maximising value and minimising waste / costs.
  • To direct and control Supervisors to ensure they are appropriately motivated and developed so they can carry out their responsibilities to the required standards.
  • To mentor Supervisors to co-ordinate and direct production lines to ensure target, production and quality parameters are achieved.
  • To identify annual, quarterly, and monthly objectives in support of the Company’s tactical and strategic plans.

Experience & Qualities Required:

  • Possess good people management and communication skills with an ability to delegate, influence and lead employees.
  • Be forward thinking with the ability to operate in a logical and strategic manner
  • Lead by example, sharing own experiences where possible.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality within appropriate
Macduff Shellfish
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Macduff Shellfish
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