Site Manager - Turriff in Bradford

About The... Our manufacturing sites are demanding, ever changing and extremely fast paced. We are in the middle of major growth so all our leaders need to have an entrepreneurial approach, be brave with strong leadership skills. It's...

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About The Role
Our manufacturing sites are demanding, ever changing and extremely fast paced. We are in the middle of major growth so all our leaders need to have an entrepreneurial approach, be brave with strong leadership skills. It's their responsibility to ensure our sites are high performing, efficient and a great place to work. 
 
Reporting into the Head of Operations you will manage a team of 300+ across Production, Technical, Engineering and Hygiene. You will also be responsible for:
 
  • Formulating and implementing the Manufacturing plan, to drive performance improvement
  • Building strong commercial relationships within the external manufacturing industry and working with my Trading, Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain partners to ensure the continued improvement of financial performance and the manufacturing of products 
  • Developing and implementing the growth plan with both Morrisons and external customers including online
  • Create a strong customer service culture in your site to ensure a high quality production line with the Morrisons brand and that of our third party customers
  • Identify, develop and launch new product offers to meet customer needs
  • Define and deliver a plan to source raw materials at the right time and place, then prepare, pack and despatch on time in full to our internal and 3rd party customers
  • Listen to and inspire the whole team across your site, creating an environment that enables them to perform at their best and supports their development
  • Respond to colleague issues and ideas, making sure we are improving our offer to our customers and making things simpler for colleagues
  • Motivate your teams to work well across their departments and to take a manufacturing wide perspective, so that decisions are made that are the best for the business as a whole
  • Ensure you have the right people in the right place at the right time, and that they are working efficiently and are appropriately trained
  • Define and deliver improved Financial, Quality, Service and People key performance indicators within your site
  • Continually monitor site performance against KPI’s, identify areas for improvement, and lead improvement initiatives through to completion, to ensure high performance and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate regulations and company standards to contribute to an outstanding product safety for our customers.
  • Develop and deliver change programmes within your site and support within the wider business
  • Be an expert in your sector, by driving central support services to provide industry best practice.
  • Identify / develop automation plans to step change performance and reduce reliance on people.
  • Deliver sales and profit in line with the business plan to contribute to the commercial success of Morrisons.
  • Deliver CAPEX projects on budget
About our Turriff manufacturing site:
 
Here we produce high quality meat for processing at our meat and chilled manufacturing sites. There’s also a good chance that your lamb chops came from this site in Scotland.Operating five days a week, our Turriff manufacturing facility covers 150,000 square feet on seven acres of land. At our cattle and sheep processing site, our 300+ colleagues supply beef and lamb to Farmers Boy and 3rd party companies.
 
Why not take a look around one of our Manufacturing sites?
About You
As well as the ability to manage on a large scale you must also have...
  • Experience of Site Manager/Director level working for an FMCG Manufacturing business
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry expertise to run a world class operation
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to create a people driven culture, with a personable approach
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • The ability to drive performance improvement and be able to think outside the box in order to come up with new innovative ideas
  • The ability to build relationships with a broad range of stakeholders right up to Executive Board level
  • Analytical thinking
  • A sound commercial acumen
  • Ambition. 
In return you'll get competitive pay rates, car allowance, bonus, up to 6 weeks holiday (including bank holidays) and many benefits including a discount card for you and 2 more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, Retirement Saver, Free Life Assurance and much more.
About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK at just under 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams about got to say about life here at Morrisons:

Extra information

Location
Bradford
Published at
15-04-2019
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
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