Factory Manager

Company: 2 Sisters Food Group
Location: Devon
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects
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Factory Manager
Willand
“4 ingredients 2 Sisters 1 amazing opportunity”Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects
Monday to Friday, however flexibility will be needed when it comes to Saturdays

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.

At the heart of this, our UK Poultry division produces a third of all poultry eaten in the UK and represents more than half of 2 Sisters’ business by sales. The division employs over 7,000 people working in a chilled environment to process poultry products which are then marketed to UK consumers via major retailers.

The Willand factory is located in mid-Devon and was first established in 1898 as an egg packing plant before expanding into the meat trade. Small scale chicken processing started in 1958 which expanded over the next 50 years with the site pioneering the production of poultry for the retail market. The poultry division at Willand was acquired by 2 Sisters Food Group in January 2008 and by 2013 over 1m birds were being processed here.

ABOUT THE ROLE:
As Factory Manager for our Portions, AV and associated Departments you will lead, manage and engage your team to deliver objectives via achievable tasks. You will work with the Factory Manager of Whole Birds, Kill and associated Department to 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 team. This will be a great opportunity for someone who is looking for the next step in their career, each area covers around 500 employees so will allow for great exposure within the manufacturing sector.

ABOUT YOU:
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 experience of working in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of managing a large number of employees
  • Have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate your team
  • IOSH/NEBOSH – H&S experience and knowledge
  • Able to work to deadlines with great time management
  • Great communication skills

WHO ARE WE AND WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?
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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