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G312 - Mill Manager - West Midlands

De Lacy has been retained to recruit a Mill Manager for an extremely reputable feed company in the West Midlands. This is a varied role in a substantial factory which incorporates manufacturing and transport.

We are looking for a commercially minded candidate who has an in depth, working knowledge of the feed milling and grain processing sector. The company is very well respected, established and profitable. It has an intelligent, strategic and forward looking approach to its market.

This role has significant career prospects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to become Group Operational Manager of several Mills.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for all onsite feed operations, planning and production of all customers orders ensuring timely delivery.

Managing, training and developing all members of the production and operations teams.

Accurate stock control of all raw materials and finished products onsite.

Health and Safety and Environmental Management on site.

Overseeing the scheduling of plant and vehicles to achieve maximum efficiency.

Performance monitoring/benchmarking.

Budget control for production, transport and maintenance operations.

Ensuring mill hygiene, feed quality and environmental standards are met in accordance with UFAS, company procedures, statutory regulations and customer requirements.

Ensure the required levels of mill / site maintenance and statutory regulations are met.

Contributing to strategy and business improvement.


The ideal candidate will have animal feed milling experience at management level. Successful man management experience is essential. Candidates from a flour milling and cereal processing background may be considered. Along with the following attributes:

Manufacturing/operations management experience.

Good management and organisation skills.

Preferably experienced in regulatory requirements.

Enthusiasm motivation.

Logical and proactive approach with a good broad knowledge of engineering.

Financially savvy and numerate.

Computer literate.

The Rewards: A competitive package will be offered and will be based upon experience and potential.

Interested to know more about this excellent opportunity? Please e-mail your enquiry or CV to or call Grace Nugent on 01885 483440/01885 485521/07436808024 for more information. Thank you.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists that have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry and is registered with the UKs Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 19th July 2016
  • Ref: G312
  • Type: Manufacturing/Facilities/Production Manager
  • Salary: A competitive package will be offered and will be based upon experience and potential.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,