Hovis Limited is a vertically integratedbaking and flour milling business currently operated by The Gores Group as part of a stand-
alone joint venture. The Company was created in April 2014 to help release new investment to upgrade its operational infrastructure and reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its rich heritage.
Nish Kankiwala our new CEO brings a wealth of commercial and marketing experience from previous roles with Unilever, Pepsico and Burger King.
He has been an integral part of the business for the past 2 years and has recently taken over as CEO.
A great opportunity has arisen at our Bradford site. We are looking for Manufacturing FLM's to play a key role within the manaufacturing area.
You will be required to manage, develop & lead your team to effectively deliver an operationally excellent factory in line with Hovis Supply Chain business requirements.
In this role you will be required to work 4 on 4 off, 2 days and 2 nights rotating shifts.
KEY PURPOSE AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
To manage, develop and lead the team
To develop an efficient operation in line with the site plan and key business performance indicators
Comply with company and legal standards (safety, hygiene and environment)
Lead and develop continuous improvement activity in the teams delivery of quality, value, safety, hygiene, environment and customer service
Ensure total compliance to all standard procedures and systems
Line manage a team of shift and / or days based operatives (organise, motivate, communicate, set objectives, review performance etc)
Demonstrate visible leadership for the team
Develop the team to ensure a culture of continuous improvement becomes commonplace
Encourage teamwork and a supporting environment in order to improve business performance
Delivery of a training plan to budget to meet both individual and business needs
Maintain team headcount standards, input to succession plans and participate in recruitment if vacancies arise
Functional / Operational Excellence
Always comply with all applicable corporate and legal standards (personal safety, transport safety, food safety, quality, hygiene and environment)
Ensure the team delivers product quality in line with product improvement strategy
Measure and deliver the KPI’s to achieve the business plan (financial, quality, customer service)
Ensure continuous improvement to year on year improvements versus plans and targets
Ensure accurate performance reporting for all measures required (site targets, KPI’s, team performance etc)
Good working knowledge of Hovis HR Policies and processes (performance, conduct, disciplinary, grievance, attendance etc)
Be an active member of the site management team
Ability to cover for the Manufacturing Operations Manager in their absence
To contribute to the development and implementation of site plans
Work with other FLM’s on site to ensure shared responsibility for delivering all KPI’s and targets
Conduct regular briefings and communication sessions with the team
Location : Bradford
Type of role : Full Time, Permanent
Reporting to : Manufacturing Manager
Closing Date : 10th August
Hovis since 1886