Plant Director
Engineering - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
£80-90k

Job Title: 
Plant Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Engineering
FMCG Food / Drink
Manufacturing
Location: 
North East
Base Salary: 
£80-90k
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
Ref PD/896/11
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.