Our client is a highly successful division of an ambitious Plc and is the UK’s largest manufacturer of its kind with facilities in South Wales and the North of England. It is admired throughout the industry and boasts a rich heritage and an enviable range of household premium brands which offer high quality, style and innovative design using the latest technologies.
The facility in South Wales is the volume producer for the UK marketplace and provides group manufacturing resource. It has benefited from significant capital investment, has a dedicated, loyal workforce and is well positioned within a marketplace that is poised for significant growth.
An ambitious Plant Manager is sought who will provide the leadership, vision and oversight of all operations for the facility in South Wales and will lead, direct, and control the operations of the site. There is a strong emphasis on driving improvement in operational efficiencies, process, and cost reduction by bringing together a high level of delivery of manufacturing with the customer at the heart of everything in order to achieve short and medium term -term operating objectives in accordance with the overall organisation business plan.
The appointee will contribute to the shaping of operational company strategy and business plans to meet shareholder, customer and employee needs ensuring that all operations, resources, and business activities produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission of the parent company.
You will be supported by a loyal local management team and will be accountable for delivering and developing people, effective and sustainable processes with 4/5 direct reports (c200 indirect) and will play the leading role in shaping the culture of the site in order to support the expectations for future growth, provide direction and guidance whilst setting and upholding the highest standards of ethics and performance.