Plant Manager

Wallace Hind Selection, South East
Closing date: 29 May 2021
Basic Salary: £50-55k + Pension + Healthcare + Holidays + Car
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

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Plant Manager / Manufacturing Manager / Operations Manager / Production Manager – Print Consumables : Food Industry

·You will ideally have a current and proven track record in a Factory / Production / Manufacturing manager position, specifically manging 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


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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