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Packing Room Manager

  • Salary: Up to £27000.00 per annum
  • Location: Slough
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J286
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Our client is an established national supplier of premium products for Fine Dining, Pastry and Hospitality in the UK.

It is believed there is real opportunity for growth and the Packing Room Manager will work closely with a dedicated Sales Manager, who is tasked with building the customer base and product portfolio of packing room items.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (8.00am - 4.30pm, however flexibility is essential)

The maximum salary for this role will be £27,000, plus a £4,000 annual bonus split into - 50% KPI and 50% company profit.

Key responsibilities:
* Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the packing room and related operational decisions to ensure quality, safety and efficiency.
* Use Excel to create reports, track projects and support recommendations/proposals.
* Manage, train and motivate the packing room team (currently five x Packaging Operatives), to ensure KPIs are met or exceeded (including performance plans and disciplinaries). Set new KPI's each year.
* Recruit new staff if required, undertaking first interviews, with final sign off from line manager.
* Brief the team daily/weekly and lead team meetings. Meet the individuals quarterly to discuss and review KPIs.
* Organise temps in peak season or where required & sign off time sheets.
* Organise team holidays/overtime and work schedules to the benefit of the business.
* Manage & order stock from the Warehouse, as required, to complete the jobs on order.
* Be proficient in SAP and use SAP to order stock and upload orders.
* Ensure cleaning schedules are maintained and logged, as detailed by the QA Manager.
* Ensure Health & Safety requirements are met and meet with the QA Manager regularly for regular updates.

Key skills:
* Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
* Strong team management skills; able to motivate and lead by example to ensure team members perform to the best of their ability in line with company expectations.
* Familiar with production or packaging lines and/or knowledge of industry best practice.
* Excellent Attention to detail
* Excellent analytical skills
* Forecast Planning and/or stock management
* Audit preparation
* Food Safety awareness

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).