Factory Manager

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    £55k - 70k per year + Excellent Benefits

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    Rhian Newman

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    12 months ago

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Title:  Factory Manager (Timber Frame)

Location:  Leicestershire

Salary:  £60,000 to £70,000

Sector:  Timber Frame

A newly established closed panel timber frame manufacturing facility based in Leicestershire are seeking an experienced Factory Manager to oversee the FM, detailed design, manufacturing & production activities taking place within the factory including security, staff management, all machinery & equipment, ordering, logistics, and delivery of raw materials to site. 

You will be working for a high profile business within the House Building Sector who have seen exceptional growth over recent years, this is the 2nd manufacturing facility within the group business.  Reporting directly into both the Operations and Managing Director this is a key role within the business.

The Role:

  • Ensuring that the production plant and all machinery and operations meets set company production goals;
  • Ensuring that the factory production meets profitability goals;
  • Works with all suppliers and sub-contractors and ensures the company’s orders and logistical requirements are met;
  • Handling all the administrative/coordination/management and design issues relating to the plant, production and site installation;
  • Overseeing the performance of all factory employees
  • Further details available during initial telephone screening

About you:

  • Good educational background, with broad commercial experience at an appropriate level within the Timber Frame sector, displaying an understanding of external influences affecting the timber frame manufacturing business
  • General awareness of Health & Safety, manufacturing, production, transportation, construction, and on-site installation.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, being able to motivate office and shop floor staff at all levels.
  • High standard of personal presentation, negotiation and persuasive skills
  • Able to be continually up to date and understand and perform IT tasks.
  • Able to be continually up to date and understand and perform production and manufacturing tasks.


For further information relating to this position please contact Rhian Newman of Thorn Baker on 07969 972412


Key Skills:  Timber Frame, Manufacturing, Production, Factory Manager, Framing, SIP, Panels