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Factory Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH116670
  • Location: Wales, wales
  • Sector: Build, Commercial Management, Built Environment
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 14/11/2017

The Client
We have an urgent requirement for a Factory Manager to start with a well renowned FMCG company based in Wales.

The Role
As Factory Manager you will oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed, developing processes that will maximise stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.
Responsibilities

  • Plan, organise, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customer's' expectations

  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards

  • Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping

  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilise assets to produce optimal results

  • Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus

  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions

  • Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff

  • Collect and analyse data to find places of waste or overtime

  • Commit to plant safety procedures

  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimise productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets

  • Address employees' issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements

  • Influence and learn from below

  • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a plant manager

  • Proven managerial experience

  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)

  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise

  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes

  • Computer literacy

  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example

  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office