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Assistant Production Manager

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Assistant Production Manager - Spider are excited to be recruiting on behalf of a company based in Raydon near Ipswich for an Assistant Production Manager. This family-run organisation specialise in the production and delivery of animal bedding primarily in the East of England region, and are on the search for an Assistant Production Manager with the successful candidate willing to step up daily for the Production Manager when they are not onsite. Their ideal candidate will be ambitious, keen to grow and develop within the growing company. It is also essential that candidates possess a Forklift License.

Key responsibilities include:

• To communicate with all team members and report to the Production Manager
• To supervise once Production Manager has finished shift and support them during shifts
• To load/unload vehicles using fork truck and loading shovel
• To operate bailing/shredding/chopping machines once full training received
• To work to KPIs with clear goals and objectives, ensuring data is captured accurately
• To comply with site Health and Safety measures
• Good levels of housekeeping to be maintained at all times
• To maintain Quality Control System following procedures to ISO 9001, with completion of necessary paperwork

Skills and attributes required:

• Experience with a loading shovel and of plant maintenance is advantageous, however full training will be provided
• To be able to work steadily under pressure
• High priority in maintenance of Health and Safety Standards
• Team player with good communication skills and positive 'can do' attitude
• Driven to want to achieve set production targets and goals
• To supervise and ensure consistency of evening shift production results

This role is for 38.75 hours per week, with the following regular shift patterns:

• 10.30am to 7.00pm
• 11.30am to 8.00pm
• 12.30pm to 9.00pm

Please note, during training and whilst gaining experience, earlier shifts may be required. Overtime is also available during busy periods and occasionally on Saturdays, it is encouraged that you are flexible and available for overtime when required.

Due to the nature of the working environment, you will need to be free of asthma or any other respiratory conditions, as atmosphere is dusty (protective masks will be provided) and physically fit to undertake some manual handling. Own transport is also required due to the site's rural location.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company in the region, who successfully drive for development and promotion with their employees. On offer is an attractive salary of £9 - £9.50 per hour, with opportunity to receive daily production bonus based on targets, along with 4 weeks paid holiday plus 8 bank holidays, training, free tea and coffee and uniform provided.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised by Spider. The region's Fixed Fee Web Recruitment Company. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

Additional keywords: production, health and safety, assistant manager, forklift, Production Manager, Shift Leader

By applying for this role, you give permission for Spider to submit your personal information contained within your CV or any other relevant information provided in order for the prospective employer to review your application for the specific role applied for. Spider Web Recruitment will not submit or use your personal information for any other purposes other than for searching for alternative employment.
Job type:
Suffolk, Ipswich
9.00 - 9.50 per hour with bonu
Posted by:
Spider Web Recruitment
Date posted:


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