Managing Director - Operations MDO/896/21
Engineering - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
£220k Full executive package

Job Title: 
Managing Director - Operations MDO/896/21
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
£220k Full executive package
Full executive package, short and long-term incentives
About this position: 

Our client is a globally recognisable FMCG brand with commercial, manufacturing and distribution centres across the globe. Due to retirement they are succession planning and looking to appoint a proven internationally experienced business leader.


The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to Group Chief executive, you will design and implement a group level operational excellence strategy covering all functions including Engineering, Production, Technical and Supply Chain to ensure world class standards and best practice are achieved across all facilities.


  • Will lead and mentor a broad international leadership team with 15+ direct reports and overall accountability for their development and performance within the group.


  • Will work closely alongside SLT peers and hold complete budgetary autonomy for all investment projects and their timely delivery.


  • Will establish a global CI/ Opex function for the first time including developing a core/ dedicated team and rolling out across all sites and functions to ensure optimum business performance.
The Person: 
  • Ideally a chartered engineer with post graduate business/ management qualifications you will have significant exposure to multisite operations in a fast paced/ high volume FMCG manufacturing environment with the ability to prove you could increase performance on an international stage.


  • Excellent multifunctional leadership qualities with the ability to lead a large international management team focussed on exceeding global requirements, you will be comfortable with frequent business travel.


  • Will have strong project management expertise and ideally, exposure to group level growth initiatives in both established and emerging markets.


  • Commercially astute and a strong collaborator, you will be keen to assist across all areas of business to ensure the brands No.1 reputation is maintained.