Engineering & Manufacturing

Head of Manufacturing

  • Location: Rotherham
  • Salary: £70k - 100k per year + bonus, private healthcare
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: LMJP-36664
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Job Description

Elevation Recruitment Group are proud to be working with a global manufacturer to recruit a UK Head of Manufacturing to be based at their Rotherham facility.

Salary: up to £100,000 depending on experience, +bonus, +private healthcare

Reporting to the Managing Director, the UK Head of Manufacturing will manage a varied team and oversee day-to-day manufacturing operations in this fast-paced, automated environment.

Our client is looking for a hands-on leader, capable of engaging with staff on the shop floor, driving efficiencies, and maintaining a strong focus on health and safety.

Duties of the UK Head of Manufacturing will include:

  • Assess and optimise current manufacturing practices to enhance efficiency
  • Ensure strict adherence to health and safety standards across the facility
  • Identify opportunities for both outsourcing and insourcing to improve operational effectiveness
  • Lead and mentor a team of direct reports, promoting development and performance
  • Collaborate with the MD and other senior leaders to align manufacturing goals with business objectives
  • Manage seasonal workforce variations, ensuring adequate staffing levels and productivity
  • Implement innovative manufacturing solutions and technologies
  • Ensure staff are actively engaged and foster a positive and motivating workplace culture

We are keen to speak with Heads of Manufacturing with the following skills/experience:

  • Proven experience in a senior manufacturing leadership role
  • Demonstratable success in a fast-paced, automated manufacturing environment
  • Strong leadership and motivational skill
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations and best practices
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a common-sense approach to operational challenges


If this Head of Manufacturing role is of interest apply now or for a confidential discussion, please contact Jonny Powell.

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