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Manufacturing Manager - Nightshift

Manufacturing Manager - Nightshift
Location: Memory Lane Cakes, Cardiff
Work Days: Shift working 4 on 4 off, 12 hours per shift
Shift Types: Night Shift
Contract Types: Permanent
Salary Range: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 (depending on experience and shift)

Are you an outstanding, ambitious and forward-thinking Manufacturing Manager who is seeking a challenging and rewarding role within an exciting fast-paced FMCG manufacturing environment? If so, we would love to hear from you! We are looking for experienced Manufacturing Managers who will undertake an important role within the business as part of the site Operations Management team. The role will be based at Memory Lane Cakes which forms part of the successful Cake Division of Finsbury Food Group.

You will need to be an individual who is passionate in leading high calibre teams to deliver successful and efficient production performance. You will be responsible for;

  • Leading teams, driving excellence in their work and continuously striving for improvements in working practices.
  • Delivery against production plans
  • Recognising future demands on the shift team and driving readiness to meet these needs
  • Continuous improvement across all areas of the shift
  • Managing shift stakeholders ensuring timely and effective communication
  • Managing and developing people to achieve high performance teams
  • Adherence to Safe Working Practices and Health and Safety policy and procedures at all times

You will be…

  • A self-starter, and able to perform independently
  • Bold: you’re adventurous and optimistic and confident in making decisions and taking calculated risks
  • People Oriented: you enjoy developing people, engaging with them and coaching them
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: you have vision, passion and imagination; you are not afraid to ask ‘what if’ and constantly challenge the status quo
  • Versatile: you don’t get overwhelmed easily and enjoy grinding away at issues and have a knack for delivering results in constantly changing environments
  • Analytical: you're able to translate numbers into action and pave the way for efficiency
  • Team-oriented: you have a track record of leading cross-functional teams and enjoy cultivating collaborative partnerships at all levels and departments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to motivate others and build effective relationships
  • Have pride in your work and display behaviours that align with the company vision and values (Teamwork, Ownership, Communication, Honesty and Respect)
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to motivate others, along with the ability to work on own initiative, as well as possessing team working skills and able to demonstrate a continuous improvement ethos.
  • Has a desire to develop themselves and grow with the business

Application method: CV

Closing date: November 14th  2018

If you are interested in this position please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send us your CV and covering letter

Company Description

Finsbury Food Group is a leading speciality bakery manufacturer, producing a diverse range of cakes, bread and bakery snack products for the major UK multiple retailers, and for the foodservice channel. Finsbury acquired the Fletchers Bakery Group in 2014 and Johnstone Just Desserts in 2015 making Finsbury one of the largest speciality bakery groups in the UK, with annualised revenues of approximately £300m.

The Group includes the following brands and companies: Lightbody, Memory Lane Cakes, Campbell’s, Fletchers, Kara, Grain D’Or, Nicholas & Harris, Johnstone’s Food Service and Lightbody Europe.

Memory Lane Cakes site in Cardiff is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of pre-packed cakes, producing under the Thornton’s, Disney, Weight Watchers and Universal brands, as well as its own brand. Memory Lane is one of Cardiff’s largest Private employer, with around 850 staff fulfilling a round-the-clock operation at its eight-acre site, producing millions of cakes, tray bakes and seasonal treats each year. Our vision is to ‘be the leading specialty bakery group in the UK’ and we achieve this through recruiting people that deliver against our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Communication, Ownership and Respect.

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