DCS Group

Production Manager (BB-180C9)

Found in: Neuvoo UK


Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands?

DCS Group was founded by Denys C. Shortt OBE and is the UK’s largest sales and marketing company for leading health, beauty and household brands. These include Procter and Gamble, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Colgate, PZ Cussons, SC Johnson, Kimberly-Clark and Sacla Food.

We are a regular Times Top Track 250 company and immensely proud of our track record of having grown sales for the past 23 consecutive years. DCS remains a privately owned entrepreneurial business with a focus on innovation, passion and culture.

We are currently looking to recruit a Production Manager . If you wish to be part of our expanding company which offers exciting opportunities for career progression, we look forward to hearing from you.

Main Purpose:

  • To be responsible for the Co-Packing production process
  • To initiate and lead continuous improvement projects to the benefit of the customer and business
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments to fulfil demand to customer requirements
  • To lead, motivate and inspire the Production team and consistently meet and improve on production and cost targets
  • Key Tasks:

  • Lead and contribute to the continuous improvement of the production processes
  • Set and monitor product standards in line with quality control programs – analyse production and quality control to detect and correct issues
  • Manage production budgets and implement cost control programs
  • Implement standard operating procedures for production operatives and ensure they are adhered to, reviewing performance on an ongoing basis
  • Develop Co-Packing Team to help drive sustainable growth by identifying training needs and motivating all members of the team
  • Work with the Co-Packing Planner to ensure that all executions can be fulfilled at a short, medium, and long-term horizon
  • Overseeing the production process, ensuring all Co-Packing executions are completed on time, in full and to customer satisfaction
  • Use the company systems and data to monitor output and shift performance
  • Carry out regular compliance audits and take corrective action
  • Apply techniques of Operational Excellence techniques for best practice
  • Work with operational teams to ensure KPI measures and targets for area are reported and are highly visible
  • Responsible for equipment use, maintenance, modification, and procurement
  • Skills Required:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Health & Safety – IOSH Managing Safely (minimum)
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Experience of working in and managing a production environment
  • Have outstanding interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with a natural ability to inspire and motivate
  • Have a broad understanding of Lean production techniques
  • Experience of project management and understanding of the challenges found in a production environment
  • Outstanding organisation, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to drive change and operational excellence
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels of the organisation
  • People management experience of a team of shop floor staff (50+)
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Good understanding of budgets and cost control
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Working knowledge of WMS / ERP systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Core benefits of working for DCS Group:

    As a family business, we place a great deal of importance on the well-being and happiness of our staff and the benefits they can enjoy.

  • Life Cover
  • Pension
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Well-being
  • Subsidised Cafe including free breakfast
  • Staff Shop
  • Social Events
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