Director of Manufacturing - Dairy

  • Negotiable
  • Maryland
  • Food & Beverage

Our client, Leading Dairy Manufacturer, they are looking for a Director of Manufacturing to join their team

The Director of Manufacuring will report to the SVP who will be part of the senior leadership team responsible for driving best in class operational performance across a highly complex brand new plant

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and developing a team of Managers responsible for manufacturing, engineering, technology and supply chain activities
  • Full responsibility for the supply chain, including strategic and operational management of manufacturing plants
  • Driving the simplification of production processes through standardization, technology and innovation, and the implementation of Lean methodology
  • Building integrated processes in supply chain by working with all functions in the Group and tracking performance through effective KPIs, budgeting and forecasting
  • Effectively manage raw material and labour budgets in line with standard costings
  • Develop the continuous improvement strategy
  • Develop a lean manufacturing strategy
  • Reduce costs on line with general business strategy

About you

  • Degree-level educated in a related field - Engineering, Food Science or Business Management
  • A minimum of 15 years' experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to lead large and complex teams
  • Experience in a multi-site operations is essential
  • Ability to demonstrate a high drive for results
  • Strong examples of growing and developing a pipeline of talent
  • Strong commercial acumen Able to identify trends and react swiftly to an ever-changing environment.

Andrew Jackson Principal Consultant – FMCG, Food and Beverage
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