Factory Manager

DE75 7RJ, Heanor
£Competitive + Excellent Benefits + Prospects
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Factory Manager
Matthew Walker, Heanor
“4 ingredients 2 Sisters 1 amazing opportunity”
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects
Monday to Friday 

When you join 2 Sisters, you will become part of the UK’s largest food manufacturer with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food.

Matthew Walker is based in Heanor and is the world’s oldest Christmas pudding maker, producing around 97% of the UK Christmas pudding market.  The Derbyshire factory opened in 1899 and relocated to its present site in Heanor in 1967.  Matthew Walker produces over 100 different varieties of Christmas pudding and a variety of sponge puddings, supplying to all major UK retailers and a number of food service customers.  Matthew Walker also supplies a range of Christmas puddings to international customers around the globe.

We are built on people like you: an exceptional Factory Manager who has what it takes to make an impact in our Matthew Walker business. 

As Factory Manager you will lead, manage and engage you team to deliver objectives via achievable tasks. You will report directly into the General Manager and therefore play a crucial part in the sites leadership. You will set performance standards to ensure your teams are maximising productivity whilst maintaining quality and minimising costs. Company policies, procedures and guidelines are set to ensure a safe and efficient working environment, therefore you will be responsible for supporting the team at understanding and adhering to these. It is also important to motivate and inspire, this will assist in achieving the production plans, performance measures and overall happiness of the site. 
Can you do it? Yes you can, if you’re fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that’s created our success. Bring those qualities, with the following and you will have the recipe for success:

  • You must have previous experience of being a Factory Manager or Operations Manager within food manufacturing
  • Experience of managing a large number of employees
  • Experience of managing Production, Supply Chain, Engineering and Planning
  • Have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate your team
  • Possess strong commercial awareness and ideally have experience of working with the blue chip retailers
  • Able to work to deadlines with great time management

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s biggest food manufacturers providing great tasting products to the nation, from chicken to cookies and pizza to pies!
With over 20 sites in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, you have the opportunity and flexibility to pick your ideal location. 
We employ over 18,000 staff, all of whom have the opportunity to progress as we focus on promoting from within and you can be part of that too. 
Knowing that our business is only as good as the people we employ, we ensure that we invest in people like you to enhance skills and professional development.
We want to make YOU the future of our business.
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