Finished Goods Manager - Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics/Inventory
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£45k-47k
  • Date Posted: 23/08/2022
  • Expiry Date: 30/09/2022

Finished Goods Manager

Are you…?

  • Experienced in manufacturing and warehouse within the food or FMCG sector?
  • Experienced in managing a team within finished goods, warehouse and distribution team?
  • Familiar with managing distribution and retailer demands?

If you can answer yes to all of these read on:

Job Title: Finished Goods Manager
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: c£45k-47k


The Candidate:

  • You must be experienced in managing a fast-paced production/warehouse/Despatch team in either FMCG or food manufacturing.
  • Must have a good understanding of despatch management and logistics planning
  • Must be a hands-on people manager as well as an experienced leader
  • You will have a great financial awareness to help drive down costs and will have a very analytical mind
  • Excellent customer service skills are also required to build and develop relationships with customers and suppliers


The Role:

  • To manage the Automated Packing Hall, the Despatch operation and Tray Washing facility and utilising all direct F.L.M’s and such in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Work dynamically with a strong customer service focus -ensuring that customer service remains a priority.
  • The Quality of product coming in and being despatch is within the quality specification. To react and correct and improve where required any quality issues with associated departments.
  • To control the labour ensuring the most efficient labour usage measured in Stacks per man hour within the Despatch area.
  • To constantly seek to improve the Department initiating and implementing continuous improvement programmes aimed at reducing costs and improving performance.
  • Develop high-level problem-solving capability and facilitation skills throughout the function
  • Drives improvement opportunities through your team
  • Looks and encourages others to find “waste” opportunities in everything that we do
  • Responsible for maintaining a culture built on continuous improvement


The Company:

  • A multi-site, well known Food & Drink manufacturer with a fantastic reputation.
  • A company who will support and develop employees to be the best they can be.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/11754 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.