Head of Ice Cream Production - Tattenhall, Cheshire

Head of Production - Tattenhall, Cheshire

About Us


Founded in 1989, Beechdean Ice Cream Group is now considered the 3rd Largest Ice Cream Manufacturer in the UK.  A privately-owned business committed to ensuring that it always delivers excellent products to its clients and customers.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Goods out manager who is perhaps looking for their next challenge.


The role will ensure that all aspects of finished goods are carried out in accordance with Food Quality and Safety requirements and to the most efficient manufacturing standards. You will guarantee that goods out remains a smooth and efficient process. You will have the ability to recognise inefficiencies and have the courage to drive change, there is ongoing support from the owners to support this.

Key Duties include:

  • Management of Finished Goods and cold stores. 

    • Coordination of stock movements on site.

    • Coordination of outbound goods

    • Management of slow-moving stock

    • Daily AM team briefings.

    • Management of inter-site transfers

    • Booking transport with external partners

  • Daily reports and spreadsheets to be updated and completed. 

  • Daily Movements Cross-checking to external storage facilities

  • Monthly Stock Takes 

  • CHEP Pallet transfers.

  • Certifying vehicle integrity as well as temperature and cleanliness. 

  • Ensuring full traceability of records for all finished goods that are dispatched. 

  • Regular checks to confirm integrity of cold stores.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of working within a food manufacturing environment

  • Proven experience and competency of supervising and training others

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

  • FLT Licence. 

  • Proficient computer skills including excel. 

  • Good planning and organisational skills

  • Motivation and drive to achieve goals and targets

  • Willingness to be flexible, be self-reliant and a team player

What we can offer you:

  • Supportive colleagues

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays plus 1 additional day for each year (up to a maximum of 24) pro-rata.

  • Birthday and Longevity Bonus

  • Pension contribution

  • A unique environment to excel and be at the top of the industry

  • Strong loyal team who are committed to the family’s vison for the future


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then send your CV to laura.topham@beechdean.co.uk.  We would love to hear from you.