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General Manager

  • Location

    Scotland

  • Discipline:

    Operations

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £100000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anette Fink

  • Contact email:

    anette.fink@macgregorblack.com

  • Salary:

    100000

  • Salary band:

    100000

  • Reference:

    MB922_1596184613

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-30

  • Consultant:

    #


General Manager

Do you want to work for a leading food manufacturers in the UK?

Are you able to manage the full supply chain?

Do you have experience of strategic and operational delivery?



MacGregor Black is are partnering a Leading Branded Food Manufacturer on the search for a Site General Manager. This is a permanent job located in the central belt of Scotland.

The General Manager is a key leadership role, shaping the future of the business. It is accountable for the end to end production and logistics of all products, ensuring our client delivers exceptional quality brands for their customers in the right volume, at the right price and to the right standards in a healthy, safe environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively lead all functions across the full supply chain, ensuring an integrated and collaborative approach in the implementation of business priorities
  • Lead the implementation of the highest standards of Health and Safety within the organisation and Chair the H&S committee
  • Ensure products are produced at the right time in the right quantities and at the right cost to meet customers needs and P&L requirements
  • Improve productivity, quality and efficiencies across Production, Packaging, Quality, Engineering, Warehousing & logistic functions to achieve business performance goals
  • Build capability and drive engagement with the organisation through the implementation of a robust people plan.
  • Partner effectively with Commercial teams to deliver the NPD/Innovation agenda, providing thought leadership and cross-functional consulting support as required
  • Champion the sustainable development agenda as it applies to the company (e.g. waste, water / energy usage, etc.)
  • Develop and manage the budgets (both Capex and Opex), ensuring achievement of agreed targets
  • Develop talent within the organisation, building the necessary capability and succession to ensure sustainable delivery of business and technical priorities
  • Work as a key member of the Supply Chain team, supporting the wider UK Supply Chain business as well as having responsibility for the company



What are we looking for?

  • 10 years' experience of successfully managing the end to end supply chain of a food manufacturing site
  • Strong Health and safety experience both in compliance and team engagement
  • Strong experience of leading complex site level projects, through engaging multiples teams to deliver the project on time and to budget
  • Strong and proven Leadership capability
  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess and drive business performance in a dynamic context
  • Strong business acumen, understanding priorities and functional requirements
  • Strong communication skills



Our client is offering a highly-competitive salary of up to £100k with excellent additional benefits for the right candidate. This role would suit an individual who can set aspirational targets and lead a team to deliver high-quality products for both customers and consumers.

Contact Anette Fink today for a confidential discussion.