Head of Ice Cream Production - Tattenhall, Cheshire

Head of Production - Tattenhall, Cheshire

About Us

Founded in 1989, Beechdean Ice Cream Group is now one of the UK’s Largest independent Ice Cream
Manufacturers. A privately-owned business committed to ensuring that it always delivers excellent products
to its customers.This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced manufacturing leader who is looking for
their next unique challenge.

Key Duties include:

The key to this role is that the person will in time become the driving force of ice cream production at the
highly approved Beechdean Cheshire site. The role will work directly with the family and other key stakeholders
in the business.
The role will ensure that all aspects of manufacturing are carried out in accordance with Food Quality and
Safety requirements and to the most efficient manufacturing standards. You will guarantee that
manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process. You will have the ability to recognise manufacturing
inefficiencies and have the courage to drive change, there is ongoing support from the owners to support this.
The person will be expected to produce and react to ongoing reporting information from the production
environment and team, working with the GM and owners on longer term projects. The person will also be
expected to work at all levels of the manufacturing business to get a complete understanding of the current
processes. The opportunity for the right candidate is to understand the current manufacturing facility and
processes, then continue Beechdean’s development to be a market leading manufacturer in all sectors of the
ice cream industry.

The successful candidate will have:

  •  Exceptional Leadership Skills and desire to drive excellence in commercial ice cream manufacturing

  •  Previous experience of managing factories within a food manufacturing environment

  •  Proven experience and competency of developing and training others

  •  Excellent understanding of food safety and quality

  •  Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and prioritise effectively

  •  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:

  •  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

  •  Longevity and security with delivery of a clear and achievable plan

  •  Excellent package

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then send your CV to info@beechdean.co.uk