Senior Management
South East England
Depending on Experience

Factory Manager

Ref: 269| Posted: 19th Oct 2018

Bonfire Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Factory Manager for its retained Food Production client, a well-established and growing business in the South East of England.

Our client has gone through a period of significant growth in the past few years and is keen to attract a qualified leader to take the operations of this food manufacturing business with an enviable reputation to the next stage with their well-established and recognisable company.

Reporting to the Operations Director, and being a key member of the site leadership team, responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing the day to day operation within a fast moving production environment.
  • Improving operational performance as required
  • Develop and control budget and spend, maximising revenue for the business taking account of staffing and sales forecasts to produce monthly capital review report
  • Building effective relationships with other departments, in particular, NPD, Engineering, and Quality.
  • Ensure the products made are of excellent quality
  • Manage and build a fantastic team which encourages departments to collaborate and improve the efficiency of the factory
  • Proactively create methods to drive down costs and overheads to improve performance and overall site profitability
  • Drive continuous improvement with operational efficiency.

The preferred candidate is expected to have:

  • A proven track record within a operations or senior production management position within food manufacturing.
  • Degree qualified in an engineering, business or financial discipline
  • Significant factory improvement operations experience
  • The ability to inspire the operations team to achieve the highest standards
  • Capable of identifying and nurturing talent

Should you have this experience and are interested in learning more please contact Terry Mallin by sending your most recent CV via the webpage.

Interviews will start commencing in November 2018


About Bonfire Recruitment

Bonfire Recruitment has exclusive relationships with a selected number of manufacturers throughout the UK.

We have a strong understanding of how each of our partnered businesses operates and what type of candidates will suit best for the role.


Possible Previous Job Titles :

Factory Manager, General Manager, Senior Production Manager, Production Leader, Head of Operations, Operations Manager

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