Manufacturing Director

Leicestershire £ 75,000 to £ 85,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013695

A health products business in Leicestershire is recruiting for a Manufacturing Director on a permanent, full-time basis. This person will create supply chain, manufacturing and packing strategy to meet the requirements of the business.



Commutable from: Leicestershire, Lutterworth, Rugby, Coventry, Crick, Market Harborough, Corby, Kettering, Hinckley, Leicester, Northampton, Nuneaton


Salary: £ 75,000 - £ 85,000 p.a. plus car scheme, company pension, annual leave holiday allowance, health plan and a wealth of other benefits!


Suitable for: Manufacturing Director



The Role


Manufacturing Director responsibilities:


  • Manage a team of 5 direct reports, covering operations, packing, warehousing, manufacturing and distribution.

  • This person will oversee demand planning, MRP, inbound and outbound supply chain, warehousing and order fulfilment.

  • Manage the quality management system, liaising with the QA Manager, overseeing any personnel issues.

  • Ensure optimal use of manufacturing machinery and staff, and that products are produced to specification.

  • The manufacturing environment is kept to GMP standards, and staff are monitored and evaluated at regular intervals.

  • Work with warehouse staff, to create optimal use of warehouse space and staff.

  • Ensure stock integrity is maintained at all times and ensure machinery is maintained in good working order.

  • Monitor and record manufacturing and packing throughput, minimising errors through action.



The Person


As the Manufacturing Director:


  • Hold a degree or equivalent in manufacturing, engineering or business management

  • Have 10 years‘ experience in food, drink or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry (bottling, packing)

  • Have experience in complex manufacturing procedures and process improvement

  • Proven exposure to managing and preventing bottlenecks within production environment

  • Exposure to a regulated FMCG environment, as well as brand and 3rd party manufacturing

  • Experienced managing a multi-skilled team of staff



To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths.

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