Manufacturing Manager

South Wales
£50000 - £60000 per annum
02 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Manufacturing Manager
Salary - £50,000 - £60,000
Location - South Wales

Are you searching for that next role that allows you to get really involved in the team culture and make real use of your experience in a food manufacturing environment?

This established company is a growing food manufacturer that seeks a food manufacturing all-rounder to lead their Production and NPD functions. With their multi-cultural and diverse workforce also, they are constantly aiming to be the best in their field and really put a unique twist on things through understanding the needs of their customers. With its exciting yet often challenging environment, this is a role for a team manager with a real passion for food. Are you their next Manufacturing Manager?

The Manufacturing Manager will:
*Ensure that there is a safe working environment for all employees.
*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.
*Manage the NPD process within their factory operation to ensure that all trials run successfully and through to product launch.
*Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
*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, it will be highly desirable that you have experience working with pastry and that you have come from a role such a factory manager within another food company, an operations manager role or a site manager looking to take on a new challenge. 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 on 01173252999 or send an email to

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, NPD Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.

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