Factory Manager

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Sunday - Thursday
Salary: £doe

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, is currently looking for an experienced Factory Manager to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team.

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity.  As a member of our Manufacturing Team, you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities. 

These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively managing, leading and motivating the relevant factory at the Palethorpes site.
  • Ensuring KPI’s relating to Safety, Quality, Performance and People are delivered within budgetary constraints.
  • Managing labour requirements across site daily
  • Identifying opportunities and delivering solutions for continuous business improvement

The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


  • Experienced Factory Manager with a demonstrable record of delivering results within an FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Educated to at least a Graduate level in a relevant qualification
  • Credible leadership style with the ability to manage, inspire, coach and develop individuals and teams
  • Drive and initiative to deliver results in a demanding environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proven Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Computer literate
  • Strategic and commercial acumen with the ability to turn plans into action and execution


  • Chilled Savoury Pastry experience (ideally within
  • Lives within a 30-mile radius of Market Drayton (TF9 3AL)


  • Private Health Care Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme 



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