Managing Director - South East England

Excellent Package - Food - Manufacturing
Ref: 171 Date Posted: Thursday 03 May 2018

Bonfire Recruitment have an excellent opportunity to recruit a Managing Director for a successful and growing food manufacturing business in the South East of England

Reporting to the Owner, responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing the day to day operations across the full business.
  • Ensure compliance with Company’s quality, labour, hygiene, safety, health and environment policies and guidelines at all times.
  • Ensure that the business is always setting exceptional standards every day and leading by example.
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Ensure that products are consistently manufactured to the agreed standards in cost and quality.
  • Responsible for developing budgets and cost performance measures and meeting the budget and cost targets.
  • Fully support our continuous improvement journey by encouraging the right behaviours and enabling change.
  • Ensure all factory equipment is maintained effectively and operates to agreed up-time measures as well as developing a long-term plan for equipment upgrade.
  • Develop team by providing coaching, support, direction and documented performance appraisals also ensuring sound career and succession plans.

The preferred candidate is expected to have:

  • Senior management experience within a food manufacturing business
  • Solid commercial experience, ability to maintain existing relationships and develop new opportunities.
  • A track record for driving factory improvement and performance.
  • Be an inspirational and engaging leader of people committed to coaching, developing, supporting and leading your team to deliver results and to drive performance improvements
  • People orientated


If you have any questions please contact Terry Mallin on or call 0141 354 1386




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