Production Manager, Food Packaging

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Crumlin, GB

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

The Company

kp is a globally recognised leader in the packaging and specialty film industry, renowned for its unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovation. The need to act on climate change has never been clearer so we incorporate sustainability into everything we do by #InvestingInBetter - creating innovative products that enhance product protection, shelf life and contribute to reducing the overall carbon footprint.

At kp, we are passionate about ensuring our customers' satisfaction, and we strive to achieve this goal by focusing all our efforts on meeting their evolving needs. Our dedication to drive a positive change in the packaging industry with a focus on quality and sustainability has earned us a reputation as a trusted partner for businesses worldwide.


The role

As a leading player in the industry, we are dedicated to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in every aspect of our operations. To further strengthen our team, we are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Production Manager to join our site based in Crumlin.


As a Production Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the manufacturing processes, ensuring the highest standards of quality, efficiency, and safety are consistently met. You will lead a dedicated team, manage resources, and collaborate with cross-functional departments to drive operational excellence.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health and safety of shop floor employees and ensure their compliance with all kp safety rules
  • Deliver products according to plan and within specifications to ensure the highest quality and service
  • Maximize the utilization and efficiency of assets to maintain a balance between capacity and demand
  • Continuously improve all relevant operational metrics, such as material balance, output per manhour, and OEE%
  • Manage multi-disciplinary teams. teams including training, discipline, development and morale


Candidate Profile:

  • Previous experience in Operational Management is essential
  • Technical process skills and an understanding of production capabilities
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Techniques and processes (Six Sigma, Lean, TPM, Total Quality Management)
  • Highly developed management skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Customer-focused


Apply Now!

If you are determined, thrive in a fast-paced environment with high levels of accountability and focus, then we’d love to meet you! Please apply using the link below.

At kp, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is vital to our global success. We welcome applicants from all identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We aim to create an inclusive culture where our employees feel empowered to play to their strengths and see themselves reflected in the organization without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual preference, marital status, or inclusion in any other protected class.