Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
Salary: £43000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

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Business Unit Leader Food Manufacturing

Job Description

Our client is one of the largest manufacturers of ready to eat food products and supplies to both retailers and foodservice operations across the UK. They are currently looking to recruit a Business Unit Leader for one of their sites based near Corby. The role is a Days position working a panama type shift pattern. This is a really exciting time to be joining this business, in 2020 they overachieved on their pre COVID strategy and have strong expansion plans covering new product sectors and increased manufacturing footprint.

The Business Unit Leader will be the senior contact on site and direct reports will include- Hygiene Manager, High risk Production Supervisor, and Low risk Production Supervisor; overall responsibility for 3 frying lines, 4 HR packing lines, dotted line support for Q.A manager and 2 engineers; overseeing approx. 60 staff to ensure the business unit is a highly motivated team that is continuously improving and delivering against KPIs. Ensuring that the management operating systems are accurately maintained and managed, controlling budgets, costs, and Health & Safety systems will also be included as part of this fantastic role.

Ideal Business Unit Leader candidates will have previous similar experience within a high risk food manufacturing environment. This position would ideally suit someone with a track record of developing harmonious teams through strong people management.

Salary for the Business Unit Leader is approx. £43-44K.

If you are interested in the Business Unit Leader role please apply now!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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