Manufacturing Director
Engineering - FMCG / Consumer Goods - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
£60k - 70k

Job Title: 
Manufacturing Director
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG / Consumer Goods
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
£60k - 70k
Ref: MDS/896/12
About this position: 

Our client is a c.£20m turnover manufacturer of speciality added value food products for predominately UK retailer customers. They are succession planning and looking for their next Manufacturing Director.


The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the Managing director you will enjoy complete responsibility over a large multifunctional team of over 100 spanning Production, Quality, H&S and Engineering.


  • You will set key performance metrics whilst continuously increasing operational performance levels through your health & safety and continuous improvement focussed leadership style.


  • Will focus on increasing bottom line results through the deployment of your manufacturing excellence plan and engage with customers where required to ensure exceptional service levels are maintained.


The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated you will have a proven track record in a relevant fast paced manufacturing environment with the ability to lead a multifunctional operational team. Exposure to the technical requirements of UK retail customers/ previous Quality responsibility would be highly advantageous.


  • This role would suit a blue-chip trained manufacturing executive looking for their first autonomous leadership role.


  • Will have an in-depth understanding of FMCG manufacturing systems and automation with strong engineering and technical knowledge.