Head of Manufacturing

Head of Manufacturing
Do you have extensive experience of leading a production facility?
Are you skilled in leading teams within a fast-paced manufacturing environment?
Are you experienced in working through business culture changes whilst driving manufacturing efficiencies?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a manufacturing business on the search for a Head of Manufacturing. This is a perm role based in Carlisle.
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for driving site Health and Safety (H&S) policy to follow company & statutory regulations & guidelines, procuring capital and setting functional objectives and targets
  • Accountable for delivering departmental quality improvement plans achieving continual improvement
  • Accountable for mentoring, developing and leading team members to deliver continuously improving operating performance and conformance to plan.
  • Responsible for developing and delivering area Productivity programme, offsetting inflation and achieving departmental cost reduction in line with Budget targets.
  • Facilitate the creation of a dynamic performance orientated culture with aligned and motivated people, ensuring that recognition and financial rewards are clearly linked to measurable performance at all levels
  • Build a performance climate where people expect to be held accountable for delivery of their commitments
  • Responsible for the motivation of your team, for leading, mentoring and performance management, to ensure skill and proficiency levels are maintained
  • Ensure that all manufacturing metrics are well defined, understood by all and achieved
  • To set high standards and lead by example to facilitate continuous improvement ( ie 14 Step Kaizen projects) in cost base and critical metrics utilising lean manufacturing techniques

What are we looking for?

  • Proven manufacturing experience and strong analytical skills
  • Managing people in a change environment
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team using LEAN tools and techniques
  • Strong communicator and natural motivator
  • Experience of operating in a FMCG organisation
  • Project Management skills
  • Specific experience of managing continuous improvement processes
  • Previous budget management experience

Salary – up to £80k + car + benefits
Please contact Rob Blackburn today for further information.

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Rob Blackburn

Rob Blackburn

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