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Production Supervisor/Manager

Branch:Yeovil
Location:Yeovil, Somerset, England
Contract:Permanent
Salary:GBP25000 - 28000 per Annum
Benefits:Benefits
Start Date:TBC
Job Ref: YO16227
Posted: 13/03/2019
Job Description

Production Supervisor/Manager

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 small 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:


  • Receive recipe sheets from the operations manager and sign as checked and received
  • Responsible for ensuring that recipe sheets and relevant paperwork is completed in full
  • 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
  • Analysis of completed recipe sheets to check that yields are correct.
  • Ensuring correct members of staff in correct areas depending on skill level
  • Ensuring QAS is being followed in all areas
  • Ensuring staff are using machinery correctly and safely
  • Service/Repair machinery after a breakdown
  • Ensuring Staff are working efficiently and are following the production plan/recipe given
  • Ensuring staff are properly dressed-hairnets, clean gowns/aprons, safety shoes are being worn
  • Ensuring mobile machinery e.g. floor scrubber is being flushed, drained and stored properly after use
  • Learning how to use all new machinery
  • Setting up chocolate machinery for production/NPD
  • Ensuring chocolate parameters are correctly set up and resolve any issues eg blooming, severe cracking
  • Training staff on how to correctly handle chocolate including tempering, storage and cleaning
  • Setup staff on packing/weighing new products into packaging

The position is 06.00 – 15.00 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.

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.