Site Director

Drayton Partners
East Anglia
Six figure base salary + Benefits
Closing date
19 Sep 2019

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Company Profile

We're recruiting on behalf of a well-regarded food manufacturer.  They're an ambitious and driven organisation and encourage individuals to use initiative whilst retaining accountability.  Overall, they've managed to create a culture that places people first and encourages a collaborative working environment.

Role Profile

This is an exciting opportunity that goes beyond the usual bounds of a Site Director role.  As well as managing the operational demands, this role also requires a strong strategic perspective.  As a result, the successful candidate will need to have the experience to demonstrate that they can manage a fast-paced manufacturing environment coupled with the intellect to devise strategic projects.  Key responsibilities include:

i) Responsibility for the long-term vision and objectives of the manufacturing site.

ii) Leadership responsibility for a multi-functional team and a large indirect team.

iii) Strategic responsibility for safety, quality and cost.  Creating robust objectives and tactics to deliver the requirements of the business.

iv)   Maintaining and developing a culture of empowerment and entrepreneurialism.

Person Profile

The successful candidate will have operated at a senior level within a food/FMCG environment.  They will be intellectually sharp with the ability to quickly assimilate large amounts of information and devise strategic action plans, ideally gained from experience within a blue-chip environment.  In addition, they will have excellent interpersonal skills and will be able to communicate at all levels of the organisation.  In return, the business offers a fantastic salary and benefits package with the opportunity for future career progression.

Drayton Partners provides bespoke senior management recruitment solutions to the Food and Drink, Consumer Goods and Retail sectors. The combination of our industry experience and powerful network ensures that we are able to reach further. We recruit across a number of disciplines within operations, commercial and central functions, primarily at senior manager, director and executive level. We build long-term relationships based upon our open communication style and the commitment we show to both clients and candidates.

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