Plant Manager

Location
England, Gloucestershire
Salary
plus car/allowance and other benefits
Posted
24 Jan 2022
Closes
07 Feb 2022
Ref
JN -012022-4574895
Contact
Joe Walton
Position/Level
Senior Management
Responsibilities
Operations
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Michael Page Engineering and Manufacturing are currently recruiting an excellent opportunity for a Plant Manager within a globally renowned and industry leading manufacturer and supplier of building products, BMI. This is a business-critical position and we are looking to source the best candidates in the market to become the Plant Manager at their facility in South Cerney, Gloustershire.

Client Details

Michael Page Engineering and Manufacturing are currently recruiting an excellent opportunity for a Plant Manager within a globally renowned and industry leading manufacturer and supplier of building products, BMI. This is a business-critical position and we are looking to source the best candidates in the market to become the Plant Manager at their facility in South Cerney, Gloustershire.


BMI draws on the expertise and experience gathered from nearly 100 years as an industry leader. BMI (Redland) is part of BMI Group, a combination of Braas Monier and Icopal, and the largest manufacturer of flat and pitched roofing and waterproofing solutions throughout Europe. With a UK manufacturing heritage in roofing going back to 1919, BMI produces a comprehensive range of concrete and clay tiles, in both plain and profile formats, along with reconstituted slate tiles and an extensive collection of fittings, components and ancillaries. This group has a presence in over 40 countries and over 10,000 employees.

Description

The Plant Manager will be fully responsible and oversee all Operations for their site in South Cerney, with a clear goal of driving improvement in operational efficiencies, wider cost reduction and bringing together a high level of delivery with the Customer at the heart of what they do

The role will report directly into the UK Operations Director and be fully accountable for delivering and developing people and processes on site with 6 direct reports (90 indirect) covering all of Production, Warehouse, Quality, HSE and Engineering.

This is an exceptional opportunity and the successful applicant will be able to achieve the following:

  • Ensure a systematic approach to control of all operational management activities.
  • Increase manufacturing, delivery quality and performance.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Ensure production is equipped to deliver results with clear supporting data.
  • Clear strategy on achieving capacity levels.
  • Drive down direct and indirect costs to make a substantial improvement on profitability.

Work with the management team to implement effective employee relations and employee engagement.

Profile

  • Proven track record in a safety first culture
  • Degree educated in an engineering related discipline (or equivalent qualification/experience).
  • Proven ability to run a profitable cost centre
  • Six Sigma Green/Black Belt (certified) would be advantageous
  • Proven track record on lean initiatives and change culture
  • 5 years' minimum experience in an Operational leadership role in a high volume or industrial industry
  • Confident when dealing with Customers and Suppliers
  • Exceptional Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong business knowledge and ability to interface with manufacturing organisation

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a market competitive salary and package as well as the ability to make a difference!