Senior Plant Manager South Norfolk Executive Package
Our client has asked Badger Associates to identify and attract suitable candidates for their role as Senior Plant Manager for an adhesive coating & converting business in South Norfolk.
The ideal candidate will have experience with BRC/ISO application and compliance. The role will require a level of knowledge and familiarity with the principles of Lean/Delta Six Sigma. The daily tasks will include capacity planning, production scheduling, evaluation of customer projects, and quality control with the lab technicians, warehousing and dispatching.
The Plant Managers primary responsibilities include leading the operation and development staff, the daily management and coordination of plant operations including production, logistics, maintenance, product development and testing, while ensuring compliance with all labour, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations. This is a hands-on position responsible for maximising daily production. The successful candidate will play an integral part in plant operations, special projects, have responsibility for developing and maintaining a motivated staff and for developing and achieving budgetary and production targets. There is an operating staff of around fifteen plus a compliance officer, lab chief, purchasing officer, store manager and dispatch administrator.
To be considered for this role you will have considerable management experience in a manufacturing environment, reporting at board level. You will have a natural ability to lead by example, quickly earning the respect and loyalty of your team. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with employees, other department managers and senior management will be paramount along with a readiness to evaluate alternatives and make decisions. Naturally you will understand a range of management principals including finance, health and safety, quality and HR. You will be used to proactively engaging with equipment suppliers to ensure that their expertise contributes to the effective operation of production equipment and the resolution of any issues.
On a personal level you will have Lean/Delta Six Sigma or equivalent qualifications as well as senior level experience managing a team in a production environment. You will be used to gathering and analysing production, quality and maintenance data and compiling and presenting that analysis at board level. You will also need a full driving licence.
In summary, to be considered for this exciting new role you will need:
- A minimum of 7-10 years experience of managing a team in a production environment.
- At least 5 years experience in Financial Management.
- A proven record of identifying innovative technical solutions.
- Quantifiable evidence of reducing production costs.
- Working knowledge of management principles including Finance, Health & Safety, Quality Assurance, Human Resources etc. and evidence of continuous professional and personal development.
In return the company offers a comprehensive executive package befitting such an important role.