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Plant / Manufacturing Manager

Kingston Upon Hull | | Manufacturing/Surveying

Recruiter: Techsearch

Plant / Manufacturing Manager

Package - £55k to £60k Band, £6k Car, 20% Bonus, excellent benefits package, Bespoke Relocation Package

Our client is a global leader in FMCG manufacturing. Their prestigious, award-winning manufacturing facility is currently experiencing sustained expansion and business growth. In order to remain at the forefront of a highly competitive market place, an immediate opportunity has arisen for a proven senior and dynamic Operations professional to manage a business unit/plant/factory. You will be a Senior Plant / Manufacturing Manager, or a Factory General Manager of a small manufacturing site.

Role: Plant Manager / Manufacturing Manager

Opportunity: World-class Manufacturing Plant in Hull

Reporting directly into the Site Manager, you will be an integral part of the manufacturing team, undertaking a diverse role with responsibility for controlling the movement of all raw materials through to finished goods in your factory, managing up to 150 operational, technical and engineering staff, planning and scheduling production resources to meet customer needs within quality, time and cost specifications.

Acting as a change agent, you will be responsible for both the day to day management of technical and production professionals in your plant, via your established management team of Production Managers; as well as co-ordinating and driving development projects which will lead towards performance improvements, cost reduction.

You will deliver products within constraints, identify, recommend and implement process improvements, as well as design a performance management system for operational teams.

You will understand, coach and teach the principles of Manufacturing Transformation, including lean tools, process capability and operational discipline. Lead High Performing Work Teams to achieve balanced performance against key measurements and objectives.

Prepare annual multi-million operating budgets with plant and division staff and execute plans within agreed upon budgetary and time constraints.


Ideally you will be of graduate calibre, with a considerable understanding of all areas of factory operations. You will also possess FMCG manufacturing industry experience, this could be food and drink, process or general manufacturing with in depth factory knowledge and understanding of the key drivers within a factory environment.

You will be truly inspirational in your approach and management of people, as well as possess a high degree of commercial and financial understanding. In addition, you will be experienced in change management, CI, planning and organising factory improvement initiatives

This is a genuine opportunity to take hold of a career development opportunity which could take you into a more senior role as the site expands or elsewhere within the global factory network.

You will have demonstrated career development manufacturing leadership experience, as well as experience of leading managers to achieve incredible results More

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