Plant Manager

Wickland Westcott
Circa £70,000 plus car/allowance, bonus and benefits package
12 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This highly successful FTSE-listed Group is an innovative world-leader in high performance polymer solutions, serving a diversified range of key strategic markets globally. The company has experienced impressive growth over an extended period based on a commitment to working in genuine partnership with customers and is positioned to enjoy further success through ongoing investment in manufacturing, R&D and technology.

Based at the company’s flagship manufacturing site in Lancashire, which has recently benefited from significant expansion, this role is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary team in the manufacture of high performance polymers. Working closely with the Head of Manufacturing and other Plant Managers, the emphasis of the role is on engaging the people in the ongoing implementation of world class lean manufacturing practices and continuous improvement.

Candidates, ideally degree qualified in an engineering or manufacturing-related discipline, will have proven manufacturing/operations management experience gained with a progressive manufacturing business, preferably in the chemical, pharmaceutical and/or similar sector. Candidates must have a passion for operational excellence and will have a proven track record of delivery in a demanding environment. Modern leadership skills are also prerequisite including the ability to deliver sustainable change by working collaboratively with others.