Plant Director PD/896/11
FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
£80k base

Job Title: 
Plant Director PD/896/11
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
£80k base
Full Exec Package, personal bonus and company share options
About this position: 

Our client is a highly respected manufacturer of bakery products with a leading market share across Grocery and Foodservice channels in the UK and across Europe. Due to promotion, they are looking to appoint a Plant Director for one of their sites.


The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to Managing Director with support from the group operations director, you will assume complete responsibility for site operational performance covering both manufacturing and supply chain functions.


  • Will lead and mentor a multifunctional team with 7 direct reports including Production, Supply chain/ Planning, Health and Safety, CI, Technical and Engineering with overall budgetary autonomy to achieve set performance targets.


  • Will drive exceptional customer service levels through superior leadership and quality whilst focussing on improving efficiencies across all functions through modern improvement techniques.


The Person: 
  • Ideally a degree level engineer with over 10 years expertise in an added value food manufacturing environment and the ability to lead a multifunctional team.


  • Will have an in depth understanding of the requirements of the UK grocers with the ability to work closely alongside commercial peers and customers to implement business and growth plans.


  • Will bring a modern approach to leadership and operational excellence with the ability to prove you have designed or implemented operational strategies that have significant increase business performance.