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Shift Manager - PM

Location: Yeovil, Somerset, England
Type: Permanent
Salary: GBP24000 - 24000 per Annum
Benefits: None
Job Ref: JT250521a
Posted: 01/06/2021Apply Now

Job Description

Smart Recruitment have a really exciting opportunity to become part of a rapidly expanding family company, where the products that they make are at the heart of everything they do. Their produce is already well regarded as the best in its class, and with their reputation growing the business is set for a rapid expansion over the next 24 months. As a result the company are looking for a Bakery Manager to become part of their close knit team.


The company manufacture high end food items, that need to be made according to specific procedures, and then stored, weighed, packed and despatched correctly, to ensure their product is enjoyed by consumers who buy it from various locations across the UK – they make bespoke products for other companies to sell as their own, so creativity is actively encouraged. 

The type of duties you will have include the following:

  • Managing the operational workforce, ensuring strong safety culture, planning staff numbers, maintaining and managing KPIs, completing lean projects, staff training and skill planning.
  • Utilising and maintaining company MRP, QAS systems to be followed, regular comms with teams, analysing recipe sheets and checking yields, measuring waste and implementing waste reduction programs
  • Ensuring all bakery machinery is being used to its optimum capacity
  • Reporting to Operations Manager any potential problems that may result in delays to production

The position is 15.00 - 00.00 Monday to Friday, but because this is a role where you are making products to order, some flexibility with hours worked may be required, but only to make sure the job is done and their customers continue to be delighted.

You’ll need to bring demonstrable experience of managing teams, developing processes, and the ability to convert numbers into meaningful analysis for the purposes of continuous improvement. You’ll need to be eager, high energy and confident to be able to succeed in the role. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that is going from strength to strength, and already boasts an enviable client portfolio. No doubt there will be opportunities for advancement for those that prove themselves.

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