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Head of Manufacturing

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Norfolk
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Application date: 15th Apr 2021

About Our Client
Michael Page Manufacturing are working in partnership with a market leading manufacturer who are looking for a Head of Manufacturing to oversee their facility in Norfolk. The role is a strategic role and is an imperative hire for the business.

Our Client provides a product that supports millions of people globally and is part of a huge parent company that operate across various product ranges with various innovative processes, touching all parts of the globe with their products

It is a great time to join this business and support them on further exciting growth in a role that interlinks day to day manufacturing targets with a critical strategic overtone

Job Description
The Head of Manufacturing will be the leader of a large manufacturing facility in Norfolk they will be responsible for:

All Manufacturing which includes up to 8 direct senior manufacturing reports and a facility that could offer indirectly 500+ on headcount
Leading the business in a safe manner putting the HSE agenda at the top of everything else
Defining and implementing production objectives. Analysing the annual production capacity and comparing it with the company’s commercial forecasts
Coaching direct reports to improve individual, as well as team, performance, ensuring appropriate, constructive and frequent feedback is maintained
Engaging and leveraging technical, quality, supply chain and HR resources as required.
Producing relevant and appropriate reports providing data, commentary, and narrative as
required to customers, key stakeholders, and accountable functions
Being fully accountable for the sites success both internally and externally
Being a strong leader in order to animate and engage teams around a common goal, whilst knowing how to delegate wisely and adapt quickly

The Successful Applicant
The successful applicant will be:

Degree Educated – a technical discipline preferred but will except others if relevant
An understanding and passion for high paced manufacturer
A background in high regulatory environments would be preferred but not essential – Health care, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Plastics or Food
A committed approach to coaching and mentoring a Senior Manufacturing team
Experience of delivering a strategic plan
A clear communicator at all levels, who builds strong trust.
Six sigma certification to green belt minimum would be advantageous
An understanding of how to thrive in a matrix structure

What’s on Offer
An excellent salary and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate

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