Factory Manager

Wallace Hind Selection, East Midlands
Closing date: 30 May 2021
Basic Salary : £35-45k + Pension + Healthcare + Holidays
·You will ideally have a current and proven track record in a Factory / Production / Manufacturing manager position, specifically managing a label or print function
·Depending on the level of applications we receive we may also consider Plant/Factory/Production Managers from other industries who have the required transferable skills and experience in a manufacturing environment.
·We may also consider applications from shift managers in a production environment looking to take a step up into a plant/factory management position.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Factory Manager – Print: Consumables – Food Industry

This is a management position. Reporting directly to the Managing Director and working closely with the Head of Labels you will be tasked with:

Overseeing all day-to-day elements of the facility, Compliance, Continuous Improvement, Health & Safety, Quality etc
Have overall responsibility for orders, production, planning and dispatch deadlines
Direct line management and associated tasks, including coaching and development of employees
Measurement and review of production measures / KPI's including set up, run speeds, wastage, down time etc
Optimisation of staffing levels (circa 10 direct reports) and weekly manning and assistance with job planning
Accountability for manufacturing quality products to meet customer specifications
Responsibility for quality concerns and corrective and preventative action being completed in a timely manner


A very well established and market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery systems (including both hardware and software solutions selling to both national and independent food retailers/manufacturers). The company are moving to a new head office site to continue their impressive growth and further establish their position as market leader.

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