Factory Manager

£50-65k depending on experience
03 May 2018
03 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The organisation

A dynamic SME food manufacturer with a premium customer base and ambitious plans for growth are seeking to recruit a Factory Manager to join their team.


The Role

  • Management of a direct team of 6 within Production, Technical and Supply Chain.
  • Leading the factory through transformation projects.
  • Experience partnering with internal and external resources during the course of change.
  • Management of operations, health, safety, supply chain and technical through a period of significant growth whilst ensuring engagement levels are maintained.
  • Implementation a robust operation plan in line with KPI’s/Metrics set by senior management.
  • Develop a leadership team to create a pipeline of talent in the organisation through coaching and project experiences.
  • Implement a step change in accountability/ownership.


The Candidate

  • Ideally Degree educated or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of Operations Leadership (management) experience in a complex, fast paced food manufacturing environment
  • A qualification within Health and Safety is a must
  • Management experience in a food manufacturing environment or food products industry ideally chilled food
  • Previously responsible for shift management, operations or factory leadership
  • Experience with statistical analysis and practical application of Statistical Process Control on the shop floor, required
  • Experience driving business results in the areas of Employee Safety, Product Quality & Safety, Environmental Compliance, Customer Service and Cost
  • Experience developing and executing against operating budgets and capital plans, within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading the development and successful implementation of complex projects in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading and working with a diverse group of people

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