Deputy Manufacturing Manager - Chelmsford

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 42000 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production Management
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Deputy Manufacturing Manager - Chelmsford

Our thriving client based in Chelmsford are recruiting a Deputy Manufacturing Manager to join their business. As Deputy Manufacturing Manager you will deputies for the Manufacturing Manager who is expected to take full responsibility for the development of direct reports and to be accountable for all activities throughout Production, Goods In, Goods Out, Preparation & Hygiene. Promoting and demonstrating through your behaviour the company Ethos, Values and department mission statement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Legal & company compliance of quality, food safety and safety throughout the team.

  • Drive Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), ensuring they are maintained and always looking to continuously improve.

  • To understand your internal and external customer requirements, ensuring the products and services you supply are the best that they can be.

  • Take overall responsibility for the development and performance of direct reports, working to develop new and existing talent, ensuring that suitable in depth development plans are implemented and reviewed regularly, creating an environment that allows talent to flourish.

  • Be accountable for effective vertical and horizontal communication to your team, other departments and directors.

  • Meet with customers and lead factory tours when required.

  • Provide strong leadership, engaging with your direct reports on a 121 and team basis as required to get the best out of them.

  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are being adhered to.

  • Create and implement a strong succession plan that will ensure the department is fully covered throughout the year, with a strong focus towards planning for the future to accommodate production fluctuations both seasonal and growth-related.

  • To take overall responsibility for the accuracy and legibility of all paperwork throughout manufacturing.

  • Working with your team to encourage continuous improvement in all areas of manufacturing, helping them to identify problems and take effective action to resolve.

  • Be a member of the HACCP team, assisting with the ongoing review and continuous development throughout manufacturing, implementing changes through your team where required

  • Determine investment requirements and produce reports to the board providing details of cost-benefit and return on investment.


  • Co-operates and works well with others in pursuit of team goals.

  • Absorb instructions quickly and act on them effectively.

  • Work effectively when under pressure and in pressurised environments

  • Have good time management skills.

  • Be tolerant and patient with others.

  • Effective delegator.

  • Good communicator.

Type: Permanent

Hours: Rotating Shift

AM - 6:00am - 3:00pm

PM - 2:30pm - 11:30pm

Salary: Up to £42,000 dependant on experience

Location: Chelmsford

If you are interested in this position, please apply now or phone Adecco Chelmsford on 01245 268666.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a full interview with us first.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we can only contact shortlisted candidates.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Amy Mallon