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Section Manager

Factory Work - Abergavenny
Date Posted:
13 May 2019
Contract Type:
Job Advert
We have ambitious plans for the future, and there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us, as we embark on a journey of growth and continued commitment to offering our customers the very best products and service.

Join us as a Section Manager at our Abergavenny Factory and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life. 
Purpose of the role:

As a Section Manager you will be responsible for managing all operational production staff to drive and produce quality products, on time and to customer requirements and specification within agreed cost standards.  
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • To coordinate all operational shift personnel, to produce quality products to schedule, whilst maintaining a safe, efficient and cost-effective operation with maximum utilization of resources
  • To maximize improvement opportunities in all areas of control, through continual review of operations and by instigating improvements where necessary and drive through any changes
  • Liaise with HR department to select and develop operational personnel and to ensure that a developmental programme is in place to train and motivate individuals to achieve performance and quality targets.   
  • Target setting; ensure measurement, monitoring and management of production performance 
  • Review results from the shift and report back to appropriate management team
  • To ensure employee and product safety always, ensuring full training is given according to task procedures and individual needs 
  • Maintaining adherence to Avara Foods safety and hygiene standards
  • Assist the Production Manager with budgets associated to your area of control and to adhere to this budget, driving cost saving ideas where appropriate
  • Ensure all Company policies, standards, processes are met and adhered to by all personnel on shift.
What we are looking for:
  • Manufacturing experience within a FMCG industry (preferably within the food processing industry) with production experience at management level.
  • Strong Management experience
  • Good computer skills 
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data to give meaningful reports and actions
  • Excellent communications skills
What’s in it for you?

As a valued member of our Operational team you can also look forward to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. 

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.