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  • Location:

    Essex, England

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car allowance, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Lizzie Formisano

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    06 Nov 00:00

If you are an ambitious, people-centric manufacturing leader seeking a new role within an organisation that offers strong levels of autonomy and an agenda for growth and investment, this could be the right role for you.

Pod are currently partnering with a global, market leading food & beverage business that are going through an exciting period of growth & development. They are looking for an exceptional manufacturing professional with excellent operational leadership skills and the ability to foster strong relationships with suppliers, their team and the wider business.

In this role you will be given a large amount of ownership and will be empowered to lead your team as well as devise & deliver large scale strategic projects across the site.

The role will involve:

  • Management of the manufacturing facility and budget with a strong focus on delivering against quality, service and cost targets

  • Leadership of sizeable team; producing improvements in employee engagement and performance

  • Driving improvement projects across manufacturing operations, reviewing scope for CAPEX projects as well as driving lean/six sigma improvements

  • Relationship management both internally and with a diverse external customer base

We are looking for:

  • Ambitious, energetic and brave self-starter who is up for a career challenge and further development

  • Experience leading a large scale, complex manufacturing site and multi-million pound budget preferably within the Food & Beverage/FMCG industries

  • Ability to create a high performing, positive culture across the site with excellent leadership skills and influential stakeholder management at all levels

  • Impactful change agent with successful experience leading CAPEX projects

  • Preferably strong knowledge of Lean, 5S, TPM

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a really challenging and interesting opportunity where you can lead real change, then please apply via the link shown or feel free to get in touch with Lizzie at Pod Talent on +44 (0)203 627 2420

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.