Head of Manufacturing

4 days left

Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£60,000 - £70,000
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Apr 2018
Ref
DP/62998
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

My client is seeking to recruit a Head of Manufacturing to own and deliver the development of the manufacturing and engineering strategy. This is a hugely exciting time as the business is at a relatively early stage of it's development and, as such, needs an individual who has the ability to identify new and sustainable solutions and then embed them in to a well invested and committed organisation.  There will be significant opportunities for personal stretch and longer term career development for someone who can demonstrate their ability to grow with the role.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership of the full manufacturing team and responsibility for KPIs, CI and performance improvement. 
  • Engineering leadership including the development of capital cases and improvment projects.
  • SHE programme management across all aspects of the business.
  • General site management including Security, Services, and Waste management.
  • Management control, cost optimisation and continuous improvement of manufacturing performance.
  • Development of talent within the manufacturing teams to support the business goals, provide succession for the future and help make the business a great and safe place to work.
  • Ownership of personal development plan.

Profile

  • Interested in broad business activities and able to contribute to the wider agenda beyond the scope of just manufacturing.
  • Positive, committed, and adapatable individual who is able to work in an entrepreunerial environment.
  • Strong personal desire to succeed but not at that the expense of the broader team.  Someone who wants to see others in their team develop and succeed.
  • Organised and forward thinking – able to take on complex tasks and deliver them without excessive procrastination.
  • Project management experience including capital projects, improvement initiatives and safety related improvement.
  • Able to build relationships at all levels including internal and external.  Able to inspire and influence across a group of people.
  • Strong value set, able to lead by example, modelling the behaviours expected of others.

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