Factory Manager

£50000 - £65000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Factory Manager
Salary - £50,000 - £65,000
Location - London

Are you seeking a fresh challenge and environment and have experience working with frozen products in the food manufacturing environment?

This specialist company is a frozen food manufacturer with recent upgrades on site and new contracts and therefore seek a food manufacturing all-rounder to lead the site as they thrive in the industry. Due to the nature of the product, it is a must that you have worked in the manufacturing of frozen products such as desserts or ice cream. With their multi-cultural and diverse workforce also, they are constantly aiming to be the best in their field, supply to more businesses and really spice things up things through understanding the market and demands.

The Factory Manager will:
* Ensure that there is a safe working environment for all employees.
* Ensure that factory & product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
* Support and develop a culture within their factory operation where individuals feel able to challenge the status quo and encourage feedback from all levels.
* Have direct involvement in the selection process for their direct reports alongside having responsibility for the recruitment of the right calibre of people for levels below direct reports.
* Utilise appropriate agreed KPIs as a basis for the development of Performance Improvement Plans within the Factory Operation.
* Manage the NPD process within their factory operation to ensure that all trials run successfully and through to product launch.
* Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
* Proactively looks at ways to improve the factory operation through Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

If this Factory Manager opening sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing an operation and challenging existing ideas within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for opening. This is undoubtedly an amazing opportunity for a knowledgeable manager with plans to have large amounts of responsibility and also with the chance to lead a growing food manufacturing site.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a factory manager within another frozen food company, an operations manager role or alternatively Production Manager looking to step up. Alongside this, having a positive and hands-on way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas