Role details

Factory Manager (Temp)

Edinburgh   •   £28,000 - £35,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Edinburgh
  • Urgent

About Our Client

A leading industry firm

Job Description

  • Take charge of and hold responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Factory. (This includes its buildings, equipment, fixtures and fittings, its security and safety and its amenities.)
  • The supervision of all staff within its precincts to ensure their compliance with company standards on matters of safety and food hygiene, good working practices, quality , attendance, discipline and timekeeping.
  • To support a flexible supportive adjunct to the management team in the cost-effective running of the organisation.
  • Ensure that all stock is controlled and rotated according to the Company Food Safety and Quality Manual.
  • Ensure that all products are labelled according to Company specifications and legal requirements.
  • Initiate Product Recall

    • Ensure all staff is fit to work and have the correct clean uniform.
    • Supervise goods received operation.
    • Ensure stock is stored in correct area and that all items are used in strict rotation. (FIFO first in, first out)
    • Stock take.
    • Inform Company Buyer of stock levels and replenishing needs.
    • Ensure all HACCP monitoring records are completed daily
    • When necessary, due to staff holidays /absences, carry out hands on production of products.
    • Isolate non-conforming items in the goods reject area.
    • Allocation of Staffing on a day-to-day basis within each department.
    • Allocation of tasks to meet production schedules and orders.
    • Organise Holiday cover for each department where it is needed.
    • Organise and Train New Employees.
    • Instigate Recall Policy if applicable
    • Identify Training needs of Staff working within the Production Area with regard to the Quality Manual, Food Safety and Health and Safety.
    • Check that Cleaning allocated has been carried out according to the Company's cleaning schedules and cleaning methods.
    • Label all products according to Company specifications
    • In event of a Fire ensure that company evacuation procedures are followed and notify the emergency services.
    • Ensure that all Accidents are reported and recorded in the Accident Book and if relevant that RIDDOR form is completed and sent to Health and Safety Executive and local government.
    • Comply at all times with the Health & Safety Act 1974, resultant regulations, codes of practice, the company's Health and Safety policy and risk assessments.
    • Comply, at all times with the Company's Food Hygiene standards and the Food Law , Regulations (EC)178/2000, Regulations (EC) No 852/2004, No 853/2004 , No 854/2004 on the hygiene of Foodstuffs, The Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations 2006,Food Safety Act 1990 and other relevant regulations.
    • Maintain the highest levels of Personal Hygiene at all times.
    • Report to management for further action, where an incidence of unsatisfactory conduct, misconduct, absenteeism or lack of competence has occurred.
    • Attend Management Review meetings and discuss, review, upgrade any issues relating to Quality, Food Safety and Health and Safety.
    • Check all access points to the premises are secured and lights are switched off at the end of each day.

The Successful Applicant

  • Excellent leadership skills with a proven track record of building and leading successful factory teams
  • Previous food industry experience is essential in an equivalent position
  • Basic Food Hygiene and Health & Safety
  • HACCP Certification
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook) and SAP if possible
  • Accountability & Execution
  • Customer Focus
  • Teamwork & Cooperation
  • Acts & thinks Strategically
  • Coaching
  • Innovation
  • Managing Change
  • Negotiating & Influencing
  • Dynamic & Inspirational Leadership

People Management

What's on Offer

A competitive rate

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