Bakery Manufacturing Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum
03 Mar 2017
31 Mar 2017
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Bakery Manufacturing Manager
Salary - £45,000 - £55,000
Location - Somerset

Are you seeking a fresh challenge and environment and have experience taking on large responsibility in a growing and successful bakery or food manufacturing environment?

This well recognised company is a multi-site food manufacturer and currently seeks a food manufacturing all-rounder with experience in the engineering department too. With their multi-cultural and diverse workforce, they are constantly aiming to be the best in their field, supply to more retailers and really put a unique twist on things through understanding the needs of their customers and upcoming trends. Are you their next Manufacturing Manager?

The Manufacturing Manager will:
*Ensure that there is a safe working environment for all employees.
*Develop an effective plan for production in line with the site plan and engineering plan.
*Ensure that factory & product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
*Support and develop a culture within their factory operation where individuals feel able to challenge the status quo and encourage feedback from all levels.
*Have direct involvement in the selection process for their direct reports alongside having responsibility for the recruitment of the right calibre of people for levels below direct reports.
*Utilise appropriate agreed KPIs as a basis for the development of Performance Improvement Plans within the Factory Operation.
*Proactively looks at ways to improve the factory operation through Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

If this Manufacturing Manager opportunity sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing an operation and challenging existing ideas within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for opening. This is undoubtedly an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with plans to have large amounts of responsibility and also with the chance to lead a well-known food manufacturing site.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a factory manager within another company, an operations manager, Bakery Manager role or alternatively Production Manager looking to step up. Alongside this, having a positive and hands-on way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999 or on

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.