Section Manager / Production Supervisor Job in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England - The Sterling Choice
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Section Manager / Production Supervisor - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England

2022-09-22T09:51:00+00:00 2022-10-22T09:51:00+00:00 The Sterling Choice �£33k - 35k per year + Benefits per annum

Section Manager / Production Supervisor / Team Leader - FMCG

Huntingdon/Peterborough/Corby/Cambridge – all commutable locations

Salary – 33-35k + Benefits

Certain industries, markets above all else have seen growth throughout the pandemic & beyond despite various challenges and this is one such success story!

We are working with a business set to grow by at least 30% off the back of strong performance as mentioned above.

Soon to be the market leader on their sector & winning business from competitors at a rate of knots this is certainly a company with major momentum at present & a good time to join!

We are looking for Section Manager to increase our production outputs.

Is this you?...  

  • People person – you enjoy working with others
  • You’ve been told you are a motivator to those around you
  • Superb people management skills – you relate to your teams
  • FMCG Production/Operational leadership experience

What’s it all about?...

Picture a fast-paced production operation, delivering to a variety of supermarket-based customers daily.

Over 20 lines all running at the same time, our Section Managers will manage circa 7 lines at a time with a total of 70 staff.

Our goal here is to get those products, orders fulfilled & where they need to be consistently!

You’ll be taking the reins of a busy & skilled team across the production function & a variety of Line Leaders, Line Technician & Operatives.  

Development is the magic word here and as the leader your responsibility to offer the best career options & increase in skills within your team.

Starting with your Line Leaders – they’ll benefit from your coaching, leadership & interpersonal knowledge, alongside the technical/functional operational skills.

Operators, offering them the right mix of skills & learnings of the different activities on the various lines & of course a view of progression!

Key areas of responsibility:-

  • Production output
  • KPI Reporting & analysis
  • People Management, delegation & development


The right person:-

We are looking for a forward thinking & experienced Section Manager / Supervisor /  Team Leader professional from a fast paced industrial environment such as FMCG Manufacturing or distribution/warehousing for example.  

Offering the right balance of people & process skills with a positive outlook on handling challenges typical to these areas.  

Core Requirements:-

  • Managed teams within production/industrial environments
  • Always puts H&S first
  • Man-management skills
  • Ability to develop individuals & enjoys seeing their results

Sounding like you?...

Great we look forward to your application,

This offers a great opportunity to develop with the business, the forecast of the company will be to nearly double in revenue in the next 2 years, this includes a new factory build & other venture.

You’ll be working with a 15% global market share company!  

Inheriting a great team, the previous incumbent has performed well & a great platform to rise from!

Usual benefits which we won’t bore you with here.

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