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CV, Food Production Manager Seeking Work Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 47725
(09/01/1962, male)
List top 5 skills: food production manager
Short Bio:

With over twenty years experience in production management I have a wealth of knowledge and experience, regionally and locally.

Additionally, I have worked collaboratively with all of the major supermarkets.

I am highly organised with strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proven track record in production management and logistics.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Manufacturing and Operations, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Arabia, Saudi, Dubai, Hong Kong, (China), Jersey, kuwait, United Arab Emirates



SUMMARY

I have extensive skills and knowledge in operations and logistics and able to adapt to any working environment. I have achieved profitable growth in a highly competitive and multi-cultural environment with outstanding interpersonal and management skills where I excel with a proven track record. I have successfully developed diverse profitable business opportunities that is unfamiliar to this industry.

Management – I undertake the site management role in accordance with Company, working closely and collaboratively with the commercial and technical teams to ensure customer audits are completed. I oversee procurement requirements to get the job done.

Leadership – I am responsible for cost effective man-management to compliment the continual changing needs of the business environment. I have a particular strength in motivating and developing individuals to work well and collaboratively to achieve the business objective and the individual’s full potential whilst maintaining high morale as I am overall responsible for staff welfare and working hours. Communication – To be effective I maintain clear communication channels to ensure smooth day to day running of the business Observation – Understanding the business needs; identify potential process improvements and business growth

Problem Solving – Using KPI’s to improve productivity by identifying staff training and assessment needs Quality – In-depth knowledge of BRC audits and quality procedures Technical – Knowledgeable in technical processes Responsibilities:

Overall control of the shift, reporting to Site Manager To ensure that high standards are kept in this fast moving and high pressure area, Work closely with all of my team leaders to ensure that all staff are in place and dealing with all of the agency’s daily. Make sure that all goods arriving on site and leaving are on time and are of the highest standard. Work closely with all teams, continual improvement in staff performance leading to appraisals/disciplinary procedure and/or dismissal Train team leaders so they can train their own staff Work very closely with HR and with the technical manager Ensure continual improvement is always looked at Work and place internal audits Adhere to Customer dispatch times, working closely with the Haulers IT proficient

 

CAREER HISTORY

2012- 2013
Greencore Food, Spalding
Production Manager

Overall control of the shift, reporting to the operation manager, To ensure high standards are kept in this high care and low care business Work closely with all QA teams continual improvement in staff performance leading to appraisals/disciplinary procedure and/or dismissal Train supervisors so they can train their own staff Work very closely with HR and with the technical manager Ensure continual improvement is always looked at Work and place internal audits 2011- 2012 Kevley Farms Site Manager Overall site control and the management of 150 staff to free the General Manager to develop other business areas Over see and maintain high level of quality control of products by working closely with all teams to meet customer’s needs. All issues relating real time logistic management

Key Achievements:   Reduction in staffing and overall cost Reduction in overall cost without loss in quality Innovative business opportunities to increase business profitability 2011 IVG White Wellingborough UK – Production Manager

In an unpredictable environment ensure deadlines are met to meet customers’ needs In charge of the site in its entirety Ensure all products that arrive and leave the site are of the highest specification Responsible for staff training and welfare; KPIs are met when reviewing costings Continual improvement in staff performance leading to appraisals/disciplinary procedure and/or dismissal All teams adhere to Quality Assurance, Control and H&S measures to comply with regulatory and legislative practices Teams meet the Standards set against the audit criteria to optimise the use of resources across the business Work collaboratively to maintain excellent relationship with the team and customers to achieve delivery satisfaction Continual improvement of all matters relating to the business Key Achievements Awards from two major supermarkets for service of excellence

BRC audit – awarded outstanding achievement Over achieved in cost cutting measures Cost saving through introduction of new waste management procedures 2007 – 2010 Flamingo Holdings Stevenage UK – Production Manager A very quick turnaround business as product were flown in daily Ensure highest specification for all air freight fresh produce leaving the site

Ensure that all company procedures were implemented correctly Responsible for staff training, performance, appraisals/disciplinary procedure and/or dismissal Oversee teams adhere to Quality Assurance, Quality Control and H+S measures Audit trial to meet optimal Standards and resources requirements Ensure the production and warehouse is compliant with regulatory and legislative practices Keep within the Staff budgets

Key Achievements:  Identified wastage in produce and changed the working practices, resulting in huge monthly savings, achieved through re-education and training

2004 – 2007
Morrison’s Production Plant Northants
Production Manager

Manage on a day to day basis up to 350 to 400 staff Monitor 25 packing lines Health and Safety adherence Liaise with GM on a daily basis, submitting reports on costings and profits have daily meetings with supervisors and team leaders cascading information down to them Train supervisors so they could train their own staff Work very closely with HR and with the technical manager Ensure the daily running of the site was efficient and smooth Set KPI targets Work with Morrison’s head office Ensure continual improvement was always looked at

Ensure staffing levels are adequate by evaluating daily orders Carry out forecast and long-term planning with senior team leaders to ensure the production areas are run efficiently

Achievements in Morrison’s:  Turned a production plant into a flagship site within six months rather than the two year target

1990 – 2004
Greenery UK
Senior Supervisor – Supervisory role in fresh produce production

 

EDUCATION
1988 – NVQ Level 3 in the Institute of Management, Huntingdon Regional College