Senior production manager- FMCG

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Bath
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An international leader in the manufacture of consumer products is currently searching for a driven, robust and ambitious Head of Manufacturing to take full manufacturing ownership of a fast-paced business at their large manufacturing facility based in the South West.

Supplying into multiple blue-chip commercial and retail customers this market leading company constantly strives to consistently improve service, improve quality and reduce cost. They now need to secure a leading senior manufacturing professional with the vision to take the operation forward.

I've outlined the core specification for the Head of Manufacturing for you to review below.

Core responsibilities:

* To make sure that that product is produced to cost, on time and in quantity within a volatile market with ever changing customer requirements and lead times.
* Full ownership of manufacturing operations and raw material processing through to logistics
* Engineering and maintenance function for the entire site
* 400 to 500 staff reporting directly/indirectly
* Drive site wide improvement - blue-chip contracts renewed on a yearly basis - constantly strive to improve service, improve quality, reduce cost to secure and grow market share
* CAPEX proposals - Investment into the facility and new technology

Candidate Specification:

* Industry - Food has good transferable skills, FMCG essential
* Key is the ability to hit deadlines in a volatile environment - lots of SKU's - constantly changing product lines
* Responsibility of a team of 200+ and able to hit ground running
* Suits an individual that was worked their way up in the manufacturing/ production side of an FMCG business
* Mental toughness - week on week, month on month - constantly changing deadlines in response to customer market trends

A salary of up to ??90,000 is on offer as well as an excellent benefits package with potential flexibility for the ideal candidate.

Candidate shortlisting has already begun with a view to make a decision on interviews quickly so, if you are interested, email me or give me a call on or attach your CV by return email and I will happily discuss the role in more detail