Manufacturing Manager

Department: Manufacturing
Location: North London (Enfield)
Closing date: 1 February 2019

Westmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include, Elephant Atta, Asli Atta, Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity and our vision is to inspire our communities with colourful food, through working with our trade partners in the ethnic and grocery channels.

Working for Westmill means you belong to an entrepreneurial and culturally diverse business that values high performance, collaboration and the desire to make a difference.

These are really exciting times at Westmill, we have just carried out our biggest capital expenditure programme to date. Part of this investment was to transfer the Rajah Spices packing operation from our Trafford site to Enfield, which entailed the installation of new form, fill, seal and automated case packing equipment.

We now have a fantastic opportunity to join the Site Leadership Team as Manufacturing Manager. Reporting to the Site General Manager, you will have full ownership of the entire food manufacturing/packing operation, where we pack in the region of 45k tonnes of edible oils and coconut products per annum, in addition to the newly added Spice packing department.

You will be responsible for working with and through the front line management teams to deliver an efficient and robust operation that meets its budget targets and is continuously improving.  Production of high quality products and meeting the customer service expectations will be a given.  Leading the culture with high H&S standards and strong employee engagement is critical in getting to a world class level. This is a pivotal site leadership role and you will deputise for the Site General Manager as required

You will have good knowledge and experience within a food manufacturing environment with the ability to operate at a management level and lead change as required. Proactive thinking with excellent people and communication skills are equally important, as is experience of effectively managing budgets.

Westmill is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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