Head of Production

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
South West England
£80000 - £110000 per annum + 4700 car
Closing date
27 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Global FMCG contract manufacturer are looking for an inspirational leader to drive the performance of the Factory by improving all the on site operations.

Client Details

FMCG contract manufacturer based in the South West have built a strong reputation within their industry to become an established market leader. They are a contract manufacturer with a wide range of customers developing and producing a large portfolio of high quality products. Through an excellent NPD team they create for a number of famous and successful brands. They have recently been investing heavily into their site and want an individual who can manage the on-boarding of these improvements and drive future investment. They need a strong leader who can engage the staff and create a culture continuous improvement with a "top down, bottom up" approach.


The Operations Director will be required to quickly adapt to this very fast paced high level of SKU's factory. Managing and improving all the operations within the factory. They will need to adapt and understand the role very quickly, leading a strong operational team by creating a collaborative culture. Due to the nature of the business you will need to develop good working relationships with the wider business and customers. An exceptional number of new products are released every year , so the Operations Director will need to aid the entire process to ensure that customers remain happy.

Key to this role will be managing the team and creating an excellent working environment . This role will require an individual who can create a world class manufacturing environment.


The Operations Director will need to have 5 years managing operations in fast paced environments. It will be an advantage to have experience managing with a high volume of SKUs. Experience of operations that involve a complex processing area , filling and packaging area will be an advantage.

The successful individual will have excellent leadership skills and a proven track record of improving cultures and manufacturing processes. It would also be an advantage to come from an engineering background.

Job Offer

An excellent and very competitive package including a car allowance.

Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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