Site / Plant Manager

Site / Plant Manager

Job Title: Site / Plant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8669_1624263653
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2021 09:20

Job Description

Plant Manager

£55,000 + £5000 car allowance + very attractive benefits package


Our client, a 1st tier supplier into high reliability manufacturing sectors, has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Plant Manager to take overall responsibility for an existing manufacturing operation based in Stockport.

This progressive opportunity comes with a fantastic benefits package and the scope to further develop your career to a global level. You will take on all day to day responsibility for the whole plant in all departments. You will be joining a team of dedicated professionals within a global operation who are looking for a like-minded Manager who is hungry to succeed.

The successful candidates will take on such responsibilities as the following:

To work with the UK Operations leadership team to develop the Site Strategy to deliver the top level KPIs and to drive a culture of total customer satisfaction.

  • Create budgets and forecasts
  • Deliver the agreed P+L for the site in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
  • Manage all departments, production, quality, customer service, engineering, and administration functions.
  • Manage all site personnel, including communication, training, appraisal, disciplinary, etc.
  • Produce monthly reports for the site and analyse key variances to the P+L and action accordingly.
  • In conjunction with the Customer Services Manager, push positive customer services with a view to exceeding customer expectations.
  • Visit customers and suppliers and build relationships.
  • Strive to achieve a world Class working environment for our employees.
  • Deliver cost benefit using TPM and 5S and Visual Management Systems
  • Maintain site quality accreditations and identify opportunities for further accreditations based on market requirements.
  • Deliver year on year cost improvements through Lean Projects and Continuous Improvements culture.

Qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • Strong leadership, with good operational / management experience.
  • Track record of delivering continuous improvement projects and increasing good business performance through sales, operations and culture change and have the drive and vision to lead the site to world class levels of service.
  • Good understanding of quality systems.
  • Degree qualified - Business and/or Engineering.
  • Thorough understanding of Lean Manufacturing and experience training direct reports in effective use of these principles.
  • Operated a AS9100 Quality system.
  • Experience of a NADCAP operation.
  • Metallurgical Thermal Processing is highly advantageous

Those interested must forward their most up to date CV including a cover letter and availability for interview to without delay. Interview are expected to be held July 7th.

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.

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