Head Of Manufacturing (Operations Director)


Our client, an international Food group, is recruiting a Head of Manufacturing / Operations Director reporting to the COO (based internationally) who will be part of the senior leadership team responsible for driving best in class operational performance across a highly complex operation with 2 locations (Glasgow and 1 in Europe).

Key responsibilities for the Head of Manufacturing / Operations Director include:

  • Leading and developing a team of Managers responsible for manufacturing, engineering, technology and supply chain activities;
  • Full responsibility for the supply chain, including strategic and operational management of 2 manufacturing plants;
  • Driving the simplification of production processes through standardization, technology and innovation, and the implementation of Lean methodology;
  • Building integrated processes in supply chain by working with all functions in the Group and tracking performance through effective KPIs, budgeting and forecasting .

To apply for the role of Head of Manufacturing / Operations Director, you must be an experienced Operations Director in Manufacturing, ideally food or Beverage and will have implemented Lean processes or similar methodology across a highly complex operation. You must have strong hands-on plant development experience and the ability to lead and motivate a large team combined with a strategic approach to implementing innovation and technology to drive operating performance.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing, innovative business that is committed to developing leaders. Based in Glasgow.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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