Zone Manager

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Zone Manager

Salary: Circa £24k per annum
The Job:
Overview of the role:
Primestaff are working with our well-established food manufacturing client based in Scunthorpe to recruit for Zone managers, this role would be suitable to someone who has already lead a team and has a clear understanding or process and despatch. Knowledge of Continuous improvement along with qualifications in safety and leadership would be a distinct advantage.
Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:
• Work to and maintain high safety standards.
• Ensuring training is given where appropriate and understanding is ensured.
• Monitor and report daily and weekly performances.
• Carry out Team Briefings before the start-up and at the handover.
• Have an understanding and be able to perform all tasks in your Zone with the ability to cover other Zones and shifts if need be.
• Closely monitor and facilitate the progress and sustainment of adopted CI tools, techniques and structures.
• Responsible for timely and accurate data capture.
• Performance manage your team, including quarterly performance target setting and training wherever required.
• To continuously update your knowledge of CI techniques and tools.
• Work closely with the CI Leader.
• Factory floor presence 80%.
• Develop a succession plan for your area.
• Responsible for attendance KPI, prompt return of RTW’s.
• Disciplinary and grievance management when needed.
• Work closely with the finance team to track and report any cost reduction or performance improvement.


The Duties:
Skills and experience required:
• Good knowledge of FMCG and Lean tools and techniques.
• Relevant Health and Safety qualification IOSH Managing Safely.
• Good communication skills. Able to give clear instruction and engage and communicate with people above and below the role including reporting and presenting of information. i.e. BRC or other audits
• Understanding and application of Lean Tools and Techniques including problem solving.
• Management qualification – ILM 3 or above - or can demonstrate clear management capability.
• Able to take clear decisions quickly and under pressure.
• Ability and the drive to learn about machinery i.e. mechanical awareness.
• Experience in a similar role would be helpful but not essential as training can be given.
• Ability to operate a pallet truck.
• Food Hygiene Level 3 and HACCP 3.
• Very strong interpersonal skills to be able to develop strong relationships.
• Happy to visit other sites and to take part in events i.e. training
• Host visits – internally and externally.