General Manager

£75000 - £90000 per annum
01 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role - General Manager
Salary - £75,000 - £90,000
Location - Wiltshire

Knowledgeable, driven and forward thinking general manager needed for this innovative food manufacturer in the Wiltshire area. Are you looking to take on a rare type of role where you can make a noticeable difference to their future and work in a team that really does love the business they work for?

This evolving and well recognised company is seeking an operational all-rounder to both support and develop their passionate team on site and make their vision for growth a reality. Leadership and implementation of new systems are key areas for them at this stage in order to future proof the site and also reduce costs in all areas. With their close-knit, versatile and self-motivated workforce, they are in great place to be able to really make the most of this opportunity for change and develop on their already much loved products. Are you their next site leader to take them to the next level?

The General Manager will:
*Create an environment that embraces change and drives performance.
*Align strategies with a clear sense of direction
*Run an optimised day to day - always looking for ways improve quality and cost.
*Lead a team of direct reports and indirectly support rest of site.
*Allocate resources effectively in order to utilise assets and achieve demand.
*Develop systems and processes to optimise productivity.

If this General Manager opportunity sounds like the step you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing and improving an operation including overseeing production, engineering, warehousing and distribution, and challenging existing ideas within the manufacturing environment- this company needs you! This is undoubtedly an amazing move for a talented and switched on individual with plans to have large amounts of responsibility within a great business that will truly appreciate the hard work and forward thinking ideas you will have.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a factory manager within another food company, an operations manager role or alternatively a general manager just looking for a change. 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 at

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 Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager.

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