Part of a highly successful International Group, this market-leading company manufactures a wide range of well-known branded products on behalf of customers in a dynamic, consumer-led market. The business, which boasts an impressive reputation for quality and innovation, is seeking a progressive operations leader to join its high volume manufacturing site in the Northwest, which is realising ongoing investment and growth.
Reporting to the Supply Chain & Manufacturing Director, this role will be responsible for a team approximately 100 across manufacturing and engineering, ensuring the achievement of challenging health and safety, quality, productivity, people development and customer service targets. The emphasis of the role will be on driving efficiency in a high speed environment, working cross-functionally to embed the latest continuous improvement tools and techniques. The appointed candidate will also participate as an important member of the wider site leadership team whilst contributing to the development of the future UK manufacturing strategy.
Candidates, ideally qualified in an engineering or manufacturing-related discipline, will have proven experience gained in a similar role in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment. The ability to lead others and manage change is essential and candidates will demonstrate a strong track record of performance improvement achieved through the deployment of best practice manufacturing methodologies. Good communication skills along with the ability to engage with a range of people at all levels are also essential.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious blue chip company offering excellent onward prospects, and a competitive package will be negotiated for the right, high calibre candidate.