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Site Manufacturing Lead

Silven Recruitment Limited
£75000 per year + Car Allowance
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Site Manufacturing Lead


c.£75,000 + Car Allowance


Job Reference: GG/15517



This is an opportunity to join a major UK food manufacturer at one of their largest sites in Cardiff. Employing over 800, the site is a 24/7 supplying the major retailers with some of the nation’s favourite products.


The Role

You will work closely with the Site Director to develop and execute the site’s manufacturing strategy. This will require strong leadership and coaching of the Operational Management team to ensure end to end production output is delivered on time in full.

The wider group is embarking on a new journey to operational excellence, and so you will be expected to help facilitate this programme, ensuring that you and your team have the necessary knowledge and skills for implementation.


The Candidate

The successful candidate will need to be a strong people leader. The role has a high number of direct reports, so delivering success through people will be key. You will need to be an excellent communicator, able to translate site strategic aims into clear objectives for your team, coaching and supporting them to achieve.


  • Significant experience of managing large teams within fast paced manufacturing (ideally food).
  • Inspiring and empathetic leader that communicates well at all levels.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and coaching individuals to success.
  • An in depth understanding of LEAN tools, ideally trained to green belt level.
  • A change agent, persistent in overcoming barriers to improvements.


Next Steps

If you feel you fit the brief for this opportunity and would like to take on a new challenge with an exciting business, contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven Recruitment on 02037943983 or 07487732962 or quoting reference GG/15517.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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