Plant Manager - York

Function Group: Management / Plant Manager


We are looking for a Plant Manager for a leading food/ingredients manufacturer with production facilities globally. The Plant Manager is responsible for all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. The Plant Manager will develop and implement processes to maximise safety, quality and productivity.


The role involves:

  • Planning, organising, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations to exceed the customers’ expectations
  • Maximise production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimising unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
  • Being responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping
  • Allocating resources effectively and fully utilise assets to produce optimal results
  • Implementing processes and activities in alignment with strategic initiatives and providing a clear sense of direction and focus
  • Monitoring operations and triggering corrective actions
  • Demonstrating credible leadership and developing a strong site management team to manage and develop plant staff
  • Developing systems and processes that track and optimise productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
  • Collecting and analysing data to enable prioritisation and focus for continuous improvement. Lead by example in your commitment to the plant safety procedures
  • Engaging employees on site



  • Proven managerial experience for a site or large department within an operational function in the food/ingredients industry
  • Competence in business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Demonstrable positive experience of the fundamental of manufacturing principles: safety, quality, productivity, resource consumption and wastage
  • Fluent English is essential
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skill


As an international growing multinational they offer:

  • Attractive salary and benefits
  • Personal and career development opportunities


In case you are interested in this job, or would like to know if we can offer other similar jobs, feel free to contact me directly.

Marcel Thor
Principal Associate

+31(0)23-75 48 660
+31(0)6 36 224 353

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