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Head of Cheese Production (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)
With a rich history dating back to 1938, South Caernarfon Creameries is one of Wales’ main cheese production and cheese packaging companies, supplying to well-known supermarket brands such as Sainsburys, Lidl and Aldi. With a workforce of 160 employees and a turnover level of £60 million, we are developing at significant pace.
An ambitious 5-year growth plan is underway, which will see production levels increasing, employee numbers growing, and the ability to deliver services to a wider customer base. Heavy investment has been high on the agenda in recent years, with significant investment focused on a brand-new production plant and high-tech machinery. Imagine what you could achieve in a business like ours.
What will the role of Head of Cheese Production (Food Manufacturing / FMCG) entail?
We pride ourselves on producing award-winning, exceptional Welsh dairy products, and as the Head of Cheese Production, you will be supporting the Head of Factory Operations in managing the production of our high-quality cheese products.
You’ll be managing the cheese room activities, utilising cutting-edge technology and effectively managing and leading the Production Team to achieve the highest levels of quality, safety, and hygiene standards, whilst maximising throughput.
This is a key leadership position where you’ll be responsible for training, motivating and developing members of the Production Team, and playing a pivotal role as we progress through our exciting growth plans.
What will I need to be considered for this Head of Cheese Production (Food Manufacturing / FMCG) vacancy?
Knowledge and experience of cheese making, and a degree level qualification in a relevant manufacturing discipline would be highly desirable and advantageous for this role.
What will I receive in return?
As a Head of Cheese Production, you’ll receive an attractive salary with the level dependent on experience, along with generous benefits including an enhanced company pension contribution at 5%, life assurance, and an annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays.
Contract: Permanent, with full time hours working 39 hours per week Monday to Friday.
Location: Chwilog, near Pwllheli (Gwynedd County, North Wales)
All applications for this Head of Cheese Production vacancy are to be submitted online.
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