Production Manager







Monday to Friday



Due to our continued growth and success we are looking for a Production Manager to join our Operations team in Wrexham (LL13 9UG). The hours of work for this role are Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs.

What would you get for working here?

If you have the Production Manager experience and skills we are looking for then you will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • A competitive salary (DOE)
  • 10% Pension Contribution
  • 33 days annual leave (Inc of Bank Holidays)
  • Private Health Insurance (Family)
  • Death in Service (4 x Basic Salary)
  • Group Bonus Scheme
  • Access to an exclusive employee benefits/discounts platform where you can save £££s on your everyday spends
  • Professional development opportunities and qualifications
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • Great opportunity for career development.

What would you be doing?

Our Vision as a business is to be the “Go-to” supplier of bakery products, working nationally with retailers such as M&S and Waitrose on their premium private label range and regionally through the Village Bakery brand. In achieving this vision, we want to be recognised as a family business that continually invests in the future through the development of our people, quality and food safety culture, equipment and processes.

As the Production Manager of one of our Bakeries, you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities these will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the performance of the manufacturing site and ensuring that standards of food production are upheld. It will also be your duty to maintain the highest levels of food and feed safety standards.
  • Driving continuous improvement in Manufacturing Performance, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Fire Prevention performance across the six manufacturing centres which comprise the Village Bakery Group
  • Developing the operational team, including appraisals, up-skilling, performance management and mentoring
  • Liaising closely with Technical, Engineering and NPD departments to ensure that high volume, high quality product standards are maintained throughout

What skills and qualifications would you need?

To be a successful Production Manager you will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


  • Extensive experience in FMCG production, within a Retailer driven environment, and a proven track record of achievement
  • Leadership skills – the ability to maximise the potential of the team
  • Passionate and focussed about achieving excellent Safety & Environmental performance
  • The ability to work under pressure and maintain a consistently high level of performance. Not afraid to challenge others
  • You will have good IT skills and be capable of understanding and reacting to operational data
  • Quick thinking, you will be skilled at problem solving and be an effective communicator to ensure issues get resolved in a timely manner


  • Bakery sector experience

So, who are we? If you haven’t heard of us before we are a family owned and managed Craft Bakery producing an award-winning range of Bread, Morning Goods, Pies and gluten free products.

Our business has been producing products in this category since 1964 and since then we have grown in success due to our reputation for quality, innovation and technical experience. As a result of this continued growth, we now operate from a number of world class and well invested bakeries in and around Wrexham, including our dedicated Gluten free site ‘Gluten Freedom’ and our state-of-the-art ‘Super Bakery’ at Ash Road. 

If you would like to join our award-winning, quality-driven team please use the ‘apply now’ link and follow the on-line application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!