General Manager

£60000 - £75000 per annum
30 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Ben Appleton
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

A specialist food manufacturer and part of a larger group are looking for a General Manager to lead their site and manufacturing operation in the Cheshire area.

Client Details

The business are fast growing and part of a larger group with sites around the world. They specialise in niche food products seen in most households and are an innovative leader in the field.


The General Manager will be a strong leader in a fast-paced SME food manufacturing environment responsible for site performance in all areas. You will lead the site through change, ensuring that the business has a culture of manufacturing excellence, is well organised and efficient in all areas. Responsible for site P&L you will be responsible for operational budgets and performance, reducing costs, waste and managing labour control to create a high performing site. You will be a charismatic leader and be able to engage at all levels, developing people to perform at their very best.


The ideal candidate will have a strong leadership background in food or FMCG manufacturing industry. You will have a proven track record in delivering change and improvement through people and processes. You must have had P&L control and strong financial acumen relating to the performance of a manufacturing operation. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and leader and have dealt with a range of challenges.

Job Offer

£60-£70K + Benefits

Career Progression

Site Autonomy

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