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Production Zone Manager
Location: Jackson's Bakery, 40 Derringham Street, Hull, HU3 1EW
Salary: TBC
Category: Production Operations

What's the job?

A fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and motivated person with excellent communication and leadership skills to join our brilliant business at a very exciting time.

As we grow, we want to ensure that we continue to develop a reputation for being at the forefront of the industry and this role is crucial in the development and success of our new site.

You will report directly to the General Manager, and be responsible for the Production team on your shift whilst also working closely with our Despatch, Engineering and Quality teams.

Role Overview

This is an exciting and ambitious time here at Jacksons, and this role will offer you the opportunity to contribute to our continued growth as a business, and make a real difference to our people and our processes.  You will be responsible for the delivery of our factory KPIs through effective leadership of your team, and for supporting and delivering a culture of continuous improvement.

This is a shift role that follows a rotating pattern, working days, nights and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and motivating teams to achieve their targets and meeting the highest levels of engagement, motivation and attendance whilst driving development to maximise your team’s skills.  
  • Ensuring efficient and cost effective control of all operations and resources.
  • Ensuring that hygiene, health and safety regulations and procedures are met.
  • Liaising with other departments and managers to ensure that production runs efficiently
  • Scheduling and controlling operations to meet to meet delivery dates and minimise downtime
  • Managing and developing colleagues to maximise their individual contribution and skill-set.
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Please note we reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date. As such, we advise you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. 

About the Company

Jacksons is part of William Jackson Food Group, a sixth generation family business founded by William Jackson when he opened his first shop in Hull in September 1851. Today we have a portfolio of six food businesses in distinct, yet complimentary market areas, employing over 2,000 people. We also have a pub!

We have occupied the current site in Hull since 1907 and we now have 3 bread plants in our main bakery. We recently developed a second bakery, also at our site in Hull, which specialises in premium quality roll, wrap and ciabatta production.

We specialise in the supply of bread and other carriers to the sandwich manufacturers, foodservice and export channels, and in 2012 we launched our consumer facing brand “Jackson’s Yorkshire’s Champion”.

Our brand-new site in Northamptonshire is one of the largest investments our Group has ever made, and this will allow us to realise our ambition of being the best at what we do.

What do you need?

  • You will have previous experience of managing production lines and delivering factory targets within a food manufacturing environment.
  • You are a practical problem solver, eager to take on new responsibilities and challenges.
  • You will have excellent people management and communication skills.  
  • You are an effective decision maker with a strong attention to detail.
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Please note we reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date. As such, we advise you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.