04th September 2018

Factory Manager

Reference: BBBH15192

Location: County Antrim Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 04/09/2018

Are you an experienced manager within a manufacturing environment?

Do you have strong people management skills with excellent continuous improvement experience?

Would you like to work for a leading company with excellent remuneration on offer?

We have a very exciting opportunity to join a leading company with strong career opportunities on offer. If interested or would like further information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email alex@abacus.jobs

Job Role:

Full responsibility for all Primary Factory operational activity. To be financially and commercially aware in order to translate business needs to achieve the measured results. Responsibility for Factory P&L, Budget and forecast. Ability to lead, coach and develop a team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To maximise production efficiencies, namely output, quality, yield, labour utilisation, packaging and utilities. To minimise the sites overhead and unit costs.
  • To work effectively as part of the site senior management team; working closely with planning, engineering, technical and human resources as one focused senior management team.
  • To ensure a pro-active engineering and development process, particularly for equipment and layout upgrades.
  • Improve the sites technical and hygiene levels to match best in industry standards
  • Responsibility for the identification, segregation and trace-ability of quality assured product.
  • To ensure comprehensive and pro-active training for the operational management and operative teams.
  • To maximise labour utilisation namely reducing absenteeism, labour turnover, and reviewing shift structures, flexibility and holiday planning.
  • Agency Labour to be optimised and utilised at the most efficient levels and to the most cost effective model. Review numbers and spend levels.
  • To work within the site Health and Safety plan to provide a safe environment for all operatives to work in.

Essential Criteria:

  • Extensive managerial experience within a manufacturing environment (ideally food)
  • Strong people management skills including coaching / training, development, performance management
  • Track record in delivering continuous improvement
  • Ideally 3rd level qualification
  • Ideally health & safety qualification

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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Alex Noble

Alex Noble

Team Leader, Business Services

028 9099 8458

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