Department Manager

competitive plus relocation
08 May 2019
05 Jun 2019
Jo Richardson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

  • Are you experienced in leading a team within a food manufacturing environment?
  • Do you pride product Health & Safety with equal importance to that of motivating & inspiring a team?
  • Are you motivated by driving change as well as managing the day to day?

If so, we'd love to hear from you as our client is looking to a recruit a Department Manager to join their food manufacturing facility based on the Somerset / Devon border.

Key Responsibilities for Department Manager:

  • Full responsibility for 1 of the key areas in this large manufacturing facility as well as a small manufacturing facility which is 1 mile down the road.
  • Review current ways of working, set KPI's and work with the team to make improvements in efficiencies and ways of working.
  • Work with the Commercial and NPD Team to ensure that innovation & concepts are driven with the business. This manufacturing facility is key to working on NPD, innovation and projects, all of which are critical to growing the wider business.
  • Health & Safety as well as Technical Integrity will be your responsibility, and these are key in a site that is dedicated to one retailer only.
  • You will coach, mentor and encourage your Team to be as adaptable, passionate and focused as they can be.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Key Requirements for Site Manufacturing Manager:

  • You must have experience of working in a fast paced food manufacturing business, ideally chilled but complex ingredients.
  • Proven experience within Operational Management.
  • IOSH / H&S qualification as well as Food Safety level 2 is required.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Previous experience of CI / Lean.
  • You must have a fresh way of thinking, be motivated as well as motivating.

Salary: £competitive

Job Reference: 11461

Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Winhurst Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your application, due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities.

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Winhurst Recruitment Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to providing all employees with a working environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation and harassment. We value diversity and actively promote equal opportunities to all so that employees are treated equally, with dignity and respect


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