Factory General Manager - Chilled & Frozen Food Manufacturing

Competitive Salary
13 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Factory General Manager - Chilled & Frozen Food Manufacturing

Location: Norfolk

Competitive Salary

This leading manufacturer supply branded and own label products to major UK retailers, and due to the substantial level of growth of recent years they require an ambitious and influential General Manager to work at a strategic level. This role will be focused on making improvements across the site in order for the business to continue growing.

This is a high profile position which requires a highly experienced General Manager who can excel in the following areas:

  • Lead the development and delivery of current and future site capacity sustainably and cost effectively, with a focus on building a safe and efficient operation; a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.
  • Hold full P&L responsibility for the site and provide strategic leadership to the site senior management team.
  • You will be a motivational leader capable of motivating a large multi-cultural workforce and possess the ability to present to the board and influence key stakeholders.
  • This is a key role for the business where you will work closely and collaboratively with other Senior Supply Chain Leaders across the business to ensure that the Supply Chain delivery plan is able to deliver its part of the overall business strategy.
  • Within the scope of the role you will have the autonomy to shape the strategy for the site and make a real impact.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level minimum, ideally in an engineering or food science subject
  • A minimum if five years’ experience in a senior factory management position
  • Excellent leadership ability with significant experience of successfully leading complex fast moving factories
  • Excellent stakeholder and influencing skills – the ability to build effective relationships and to influence at all levels within a complex multi-site business
  • Strong strategic planning ability combined with demonstrable experience of effectively putting strategies into action
  • Strong financial capability with experience of building and successfully delivering multi million pound capex and operational budgets
  • Experience & knowledge of lean manufacturing practices
  • Minimum Managing Safely (IOSH) accredited

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