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Packhouse Manager

We are looking for a highly experienced and ambitious Packhouse Manager !!!

Operating from a modern, state of the art facility in Kent, the Company is one of the top four service providers of fresh produce, handling in excess of four million cases per year.  Over the last five years it has benefited from significant levels of investment in robotics, storage, infra structure and staff development, all of which are underpinned by robust business systems and processes.

The Company is now well positioned to build upon its already high levels of Customer satisfaction and profitable business growth.

The opportunity

To continue the drive for efficiencies and the overall growth of the business, the company wishes to appoint a Packhouse Manager that has the capability to manage and lead the packhouse team to achieve additional efficiencies. Reporting directly to the production manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of the packhouse, this will include staffing, planning, machine use and order fulfilment. Your team of 30 – 55 staff will be managed in a style and manner that ensures a top performing team. You will work closely with Technical, Warehouse and order planning departments in order to achieve the company business objectives and goals.

The candidate

The successful candidate will have the correct hard and soft skills that have been gained from experience within a production facility in recent years. You will be able to prove delivery of production line efficiencies, management of teams and how you have motivated your team to the highest levels.

Communication with your team and our customers is key, you will be able to demonstrate these skills whether working with your line team or senior management.

Attention to detail and interest in new solutions to enhance our service to our customers.


  • Relevant experience in a production environment – A proven track record in Fresh produce or Chilled production management is essential
  • Fresh Produce or similar Industry experience would be expected
  • Knowledge of robotic line machines
  • BRC Compliance knowledge
  • Staff production planning
  • Production/warehouse stock systems.
  • LEAN thinking
  • Communication & interpersonal skills are essential for this position
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution skills


Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 7734 861 080 or +44 (0) 1273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F113

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