Executive vacancies

Date Posted
Job TitleManufacturing Director (Genius Gluten Free)


To provide operational leadership to the manufacturing organisation of the Genius business.

To provide strategic direction to the Genius Executive on manufacturing.


  1. To lead, develop and motivate the Manufacturing teams.
  2. To lead manufacturing operations and report results to an agreed framework and timeline.
  3. To design and implement the company manufacturing strategy to ensure optimum quality is delivered and financial and operational KPIs are met.
  4. To lead continuous improvement programmes and introduces best practice in the manufacturing area.
  5. To take responsibility for the quality, safety and efficiency of all finished free-from products (and gluten plus) and ensure absolute compliance with all applicable specifications, standard operating procedures etc.
  6. To be the Genius nominated Director and assume responsibility for overseeing all aspects of health and safety in relation to all employees.
  7. To direct capital improvement programme.
  8. To embrace innovation and work closely with the Founder, NPD, and Commercial team to bring quality, new products to profitable commercial sale.
  9. To operate and contribute as part of the Genius Executive both with the operational agenda and also three year planning.


Number of direct report to Manufacturing Director:     5
Manufacturing Team people = 400



  • First hand, recent and relevant experience in senior manufacturing management and leadership at both operational and strategic level.
  • The ability to lead and direct multi-site operations.
  • An effective communicator with excellent experience of both internal and external, stakeholder management.
  • Cross functional relationship building and working together as one business team
  • The ability to motivate a team & deliver through people.
  • A strong leader who demonstrates commitment and integrity.
  • An individual who can effectively track and measure performance; both operationally and for the team.
  • A deep understanding of the organisation’s financial performance and how the manufacturing organisation
    impacts upon this.
  • A “sleeves rolled up/can do”attitude.
  • An individual who appreciates and understands the importance of unique business cultures and how to translate this effectively into the manufacturing arena.
  • A quest for continuous improvement and best practice.
  • First-hand experience of embedding/working as part of a business that employs a best in class approach to health and safety culture.

Contact Emailsuzanne@harlingmenzies.com

London office

Tel: +44 (0)207 917 1711

Hong Kong office

Tel: +852 2297 2883


Email: peter@harlingmenzies.com