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Site General Manager – FMCG / Food & Drink

Location: Leeds
Salary: Salary to attract the best + bonus + attractive benefits package

This is a rare chance to broaden and develop your operations management career as a Site General Manager with one of the UK’s most successful and respected employers. This is a high potential operations leadership role with a major, multi-site, household name, FMCG organisation. Supplying the major grocers and leading retailers, and has built an enviable reputation for efficiency, quality, innovation and delivery performance and with continued expansion very much on the agenda, this company offers enormous potential for you to grow your career with your progression to Operations Director and beyond highly achievable.

As General Manager for their flagship facility, you will be responsible for the daily manufacturing operations and performance as well as managing strategic capital projects. The brief is to lead a high performing team of Commercial, Technical, Operations, Engineering and Supply Chain professionals to even greater heights through inspirational leadership, sound application of Lean principles and a strong focus on Quality and Health and Safety. This is an exciting, broad ranging and highly visible role with considerable autonomy and scope.

Applicants of graduate calibre, should possess exceptional leadership, communication, planning and people management skills.  A proven track record of performance delivery, gained within a blue chip FMCG / Food / Drink environment with experience of Lean Manufacturing principles is highly desirable. In addition, applicants should have a proactive approach to quality, health and safety, and promote a continuous improvement culture. 

A driven individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to make things happen is required. Above all, you will have enthusiasm, determination and passion to apply your operations management skills within a supportive and enlightened organisation. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual who is looking for the next step to grow and progress their career with a major multi-site blue chip organisation. 

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