General Manager (Bakery)

General Manager (Bakery)

Our Client in the Newry area have a requirement for a General Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. Excellent Salary and benefits package. Contact Conor OHagan for further details.

Excellent Salary (DOE) + Bonus + Car

The Role:

The General Manager will keep strategic and tactical responsibility for growing the business. To take accountability for the achievement of all production and business targets for the bakery site. This role requires the prioritisation of all activities linking to production, engineering, H&S, technical, supply chain, finance, and people. The role will all take full responsibility for developing the management team through appropriate delegation and coaching.

Duties include:

  • To develop and achieve all agreed financial plans and budgets.
  • The identification of improvements to process and plant capable of improving site efficiency. Where appropriate, the considered request and utilisation of capital to achieve auditable goals.
  • Hold regular performance reviews and set objectives for all staff.
  • To establish coherent governance to maintain control and transparency over all people/ projects/ processes to achieve expected Site performance targets.
  • To drive the delivery of the highest quality food safety standards throughout the factory to ensure the development of a Qualityculture.
  • The development and maintenance of a safe working environment.
  • To drive the Companys CI agenda ensuring the utilisation of standard problem-solving techniques and the effective implementation of considered improvements.
  • Development and implementation of value adding projects, implementing the relevant department project initiatives, monitoring progress, developing corrective actions as appropriate and reporting regularly on achievement to targets.


The Person:

  • At Least 5 yearsSite Management experience
  • Experience and/or knowledge in FMCG manufacturing with preference given to Bakery experience.
  • Have experience of Lean / 6 Sigma or other CI methodologies
  • Evidential competence in Performance Management, Planning & prioritising, flexibility and change management, problem solving and decision making, leadership, communicating with impact, strategic thinking, customer awareness and commercial acumen. leadership, communicating with impact, strategic thinking, customer awareness and commercial acumen.

The Package:

  • Excellent salary available (depending on experience) + uncapped bonus.
  • Strong holidays and benefits package including company car or car allowance.

For further information, and to apply for this General Manager position or other engineering / operations opportunities, please contact Conor OHagan or visit our website.

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Conor O’Hagan

Associate Director



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