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Plant Manager

Job Title: Plant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wigan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH9175_1633004607
Contact Name: Ceri Willoughby
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Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Description

Plant Manager

£70,000 - £80,000 (dependant on experience)



An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Plant Manager to join an industrial manufacturing business in Wigan to deliver and improve plant performance.

The Role as Plant Manager is fully responsible for all manufacturing on site, and for implementing group national standards and systems.


  • Motivate and coach the manufacturing team (Approx head count of 60)
  • Focus on product quality and line efficiency improvement
  • Agree and regularly review individual objectives with Manufacturing Team
  • Ensure objectives/appraisal process is successfully functioning throughout the factory
  • Ensure training and development needs are defined and acted upon
  • Take lead involvement in all recruitment and disciplinary issues, with the support of HR & The Operations Manager
  • Regularly review KPI's (including downtime analysis), and in conjunction with maintenance, line and technical teams work to improve quality, efficiency and costs.
  • Manage raw material stocks.
  • Work with National team to implement national purchasing and capital plans to ensure best value from materials, maintenance and capital expenditure.

Role Profile:

  • Experience in a hands on Site/Plant Manager role of similar size previously
  • Experience of managing, coaching and mentoring teams
  • Demonstrates an inclusive problem solving style
  • Previous manufacturing background is essential
  • Budget ownership and cost control
  • Understanding of line efficiency measures * ISO9001:2000 understanding
  • Health & Safety understanding

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.