Production General Manager

Manufacturing & Operations
Salary up to C £70,000 + 10% annual bonus opportunity, car allo

Production General Manager, food production, WF, Package; C £84K - Salary up to C £70,000 + 10% annual bonus opportunity, car or allowance, enhanced pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday + BH.



Arlington Moore Recruitment is working in partnership with a highly respected food manufacturing business who continues to expand and flourish.  They are now looking for an experienced Production General Manager for their busy site in the Wakefield area.  The role as site general Manager will be responsible for leading, motivating and empowering the team to meet site strategy and to ensure the delivery of first-class service to customers.


Our client has grown from strength to strength organically and by strategic acquisition, and as a result the company is able to provide real opportunity for future career advancement.


As the General Manager you will be responsible for the following: -


Providing leadership for the site and managing a team of Production Manager, Quality management and Engineering Manager reports as well as indirect production reports
Leading the implementation of site strategy
Planning and managing production resourcing to meet customer and business requirements
Ensuring production process efficiency targets are communicated, owned, targeted, and delivered e.g., labour and waste
Attending customer review meetings
Driving continuous improvements in all areas of the operations
Providing H&S leadership for the site
Managing and leadership of production colleagues including managing staff issues, setting, and monitoring KPIs and performance reviews
Assisting in the recruitment process and formulation of training and development plans


Successful General Manager candidates will ideally have the following: -


Previous experience within a similar production, manufacturing role within food or similar environment
Knowledge and experience of continuing Lean principles within production, manufacturing
Experience of production site management
Excellent people management skills and the ability to coach and grow talent


We would also welcome applications from Senior Production Managers or Senior Manufacturing Managers who are looking for and ready for their next career step.



This role has been advertised by Arlington Moore Manufacturing which is a division of Arlington Moore.  Arlington Moore has been established since 2006 recruiting throughout the UK.


Please note that we will try to respond to you, however if you have not heard from us within 14 days then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  Please note that all applications are treated confidentially and on no occasion will we pass your CV on to a third party without speaking with you.


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