Location
Enstone, UK
Job Function
Manufacturing / Operations / Production
Type
Permanent
Closing Date:
10 Jun 2022

The Role & Key Responsibilities

We're looking for an experienced Production Manager to join our team at Enstone.  

Operating at the heart of the Agricultural Supply Chain, ABN works across the UK manufacturing and delivering high quality compound animal feed to the nations pig and poultry farms.

As Production Manager, you’ll oversee the day to day management of our mill manufacturing facility at our flagship site in Enstone.

You’ll oversee and develop a team of production staff, ensuring they’re fully trained and able to thrive in their roles and meet the needs of the business. Some other responsibilities include:

  • Managing and maintaining mill operations
  • Ensuring health & safety is at the forefront of the manufacturing process
  • Drive a culture of engagement and teamwork
  • Make feed safety a priority

You will also champion continuous improvement across the site, working with your team, the Operations Manager and other key stakeholders throughout the business. Additionally, you’ll support and implement any capital projects planned and actioned for the site.

We’re looking for an experienced Production Team Leader or Manager, ideally within the feed / food manufacturing industry. You’ve had experience with Continuous Improvement, and can recognise opportunities for efficiencies. You’re a great communicator, and have experience training and developing team members. You’re well organised and can demonstrably prioritise a workload in a fast-paced environment. Ideally you’ve got experience managing a budget and have report generation and interpretation experience. You’re highly computer literate and enjoy learning new skills. You build relationships quickly and enjoy managing people.

This role may involve some planned but infrequent travel to other sites. 

 
We are changing the future of British food and farming for the better.

ABN is the UK’s number one animal feed business, serving pig and poultry producers all across the UK. These range from large corporate customers through to family owned farm enterprises. We service these customers with feed, nutrition, advice and related services.

We’re part of the AB Agri community of leading animal nutrition products and services businesses.  Bring your talents to ABN and play your part in producing affordable, high quality and responsible food for the growing global population.

In ABN, we have a common set of inspirational behaviours that we all try to live day in, day out. Our Winning Ways of Responsible, Inquisitive, Brave and Inclusive will help us deliver our ambitious goals.

We are a growing, innovative business and we value diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  We’re an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people.  

We are united by our family values that represent who we are, how we work together and how we help our customers.

Pioneering – Curious, spirited and bold. We lead, the right way.
Excellence – We seek excellence in all that we do.
Growth – We create ways for our people and customers to thrive.

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group. 

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.  Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we can improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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