Plant Manager

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 10 Jul
  • Ref. Code: INT-PM-2778

Description / Requirements

Our client is a leading company operating in the food production sector.  

The selected candidate will be in charge of the plant, directing, planning and coordinating the manufacturing activities in order to ensure cost-effective and on-time delivery of quality products, as well as managing and overseeing all functions within the plant.

  • Holding full P&L responsibility, including development of the annual budget, implementation of goals and monitoring of plant's performance.
  • Directs production, ensuring cost effectiveness and consistency with prescribed quality, accuracy and performance standards, according to company's guidelines.
  • Prepares and submits operating reports to the management, regarding current production status and recommendations for improvements in efficiency.
  • Supervises the manufacture and packaging procedures and oversees the proper implementation of the purchasing, shipment, storing and distribution policies and procedures for raw materials and finished goods.
  • Develops and implements cost reduction initiatives using technologies, best practices and efficiency analysis.
  • Ensures compliance of the plant’s operations with the corporate policy and the local regulations, while developing, implementing and maintaining standards along with the quality assurance department.
  • Participates in the continuous improvement of all product and production processes, by collaborating with the R&D department and by proposing and implementing solutions and improvements.
  • Participates in the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and reviews the actions and the materialization course of the management systems of Labor Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Responsible for the continuous development of the direct reporting team and for establishing succession plans in all key positions of the plant.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Industrial Management or other relative disciplines.
  • Master's Degree in Engineering or Business disciplines would be considered an asset.
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in operations (including support to operations and/or direct production) is required.
  • Excellent command of the Greek and English languages.
  • Experience with HSE & Quality issues and Continuous Improvement Techniques.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Strong leadership ability and proven people management skills.
  • Business understanding and strategic thinking.
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Team working ability.


The company offers a competitive remuneration package and excellent career prospects within a leading food production company.