Production Manager

Cogent Staffing

Our Stockport based client is currently recruiting for a Shift Production / Manufacturing manager.

They manufacture top bread brands such as Kingsmill, Allinson’s and Sunblest. across their various manufacturing facilities.

Key Accountabilities

Actively engage individuals and teams in the Safety First culture, managing people effectively through robust leadership skills and in compliance with AB internal policies and procedures
To lead and facilitate individuals and teams to deliver optimal levels of performance on cost, resource, service requirements.
To drive product quality through all systems available and people
To contribute to the optimization of a production plan, operating the production plant in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
Ensure that development and training needs of individuals are consistently applied to create a proactive environment of learning through relevant documentation (learning logs)
To actively encourage individuals and teams to continuously challenge and improve manufacturing processes.
To optimise work cross-functionally providing insight and control over the bakery infrastructure.

Essential experience

At least 3 Years experience within a FMCG environment with
Proven leadership and management experience
Be able to demonstrate people and performance experience.


Preferably be a graduate in a Manufacturing related discipline or equivalent.
Bakery background or similar


Circa £50,000 including shift allowance.
Working a continental shift pattern including days, nights and weekends
Great progression and career opportunities

Cogent Staffing is an equal opportunities recruiter, and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.