Site/ Manufacturing Director
Engineering - FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing

Job Title: 
Site/ Manufacturing Director
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
North East
Base Salary: 
Ref SMD/896/11
About this position: 

Our client is a leading British Food Group who manufacturer a range of short shelf life foods for UK retail and foodservice markets and have enjoyed significant growth in recent times. Due to such growth and entering new channels/markets they require an experienced Manufacturing executive to lead their flagship site.


The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the CEO you will design and deliver a manufacturing excellence strategy to ensure exceptional standards and customer service.


  • Will engage with customers, predominantly Grocers to drive overall business success and growth


  • Will lead a multifunctional team with 6 direct reports in a face paced unionised environment.
The Person: 
  • Ideally holding an engineering biased degree level qualification, you will have a proven track record in food manufacturing.


  • Exposure to Private label manufacturing for UK grocery markets would be highly advantageous.


  • Solid track record in increasing site performance through delivering CI/OPEX projects.