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Middlewich, Cheshire SGH Equipment Ltd

Are you an experienced Senior Manager - Operations, Manufacturing & Project Management looking for an exciting opportunity in Cheshire? Look no further!

At SGH Equipment Ltd, the materials handling experts (powders / granular materials, liquids, and gases), we will not only give you the platform to succeed; we will also reward your dedication with a generous salary of circa £58k (negotiable) and potential bonuses.

Senior Manager - Operations, Manufacturing & Project ManagementBased in Cheshire, CW10 9LF (working across various project sites nationwide too)

  • Full time, permanent
  • Salary circa £58,000 per annum, negotiable dependent on experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

At SGH Equipment Ltd, we utilise our circa 20 years of experience and expertise to provide turnkey material handling solutions. We specialise in design, manufacture, installation, and commissioning for diverse industries including powders, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.


  • Competitive salary of circa £58,000, negotiable dependent on experience.
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Hols.
  • Stakeholder pension scheme.
  • Bonus scheme (Subject to performance criteria).
  • Early finish Fridays.

The Senior Manager - Operations, Manufacturing & Project Management Role:

This is a great role for a motivated self-starter, with hunger and ambition who can demonstrate their skills and experience from the get-go. The successful applicant will report directly to the MD and play an integral role within the management team. The role involves managing personnel and projects at our Middlewich Office as well as client sites nationally and even globally.


  • Foster teamwork and open communication in the workplace.
  • Organise production schedules to meet project specifications.
  • Provide leadership and support to the manufacturing team.
  • Manage assigned projects autonomously.
  • Coordinate Manufacturing Operations with all company departments.
  • Cultivate strong customer relationships through clear communication.
  • Continuously improve production methods and processes.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Attend relevant meetings as required.
  • Ensure compliance with HSE regulations and Company ISO 9001 Accreditation.

Working Hours:

  • 7.30am - 4.30pm, Mon-Thurs
  • 7.30am - 2pm Fridays
  • Flexibility essential

Our Ideal Candidate:

We seek a motivated self-starter with proven experience in operations and project management, delivering outcomes both on time and within budget.

You will also meet the following criteria:

  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-orientated with the ability to prioritise and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred; additional qualifications in Business Management advantageous.
  • Comfortable in a professional yet non-corporate environment.
  • Proficiency in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic CAD experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Project.

You will relish the opportunity to manage very experienced time served Individuals who are strong characters. As such, you too will be able to demonstrate your strong personality, in the right way of course!

You'll have the freedom to take charge of your responsibilities without micromanagement. Following a 3-month integration period, you'll be empowered to fully grasp and lead your role. While support from the Senior Management Team will be available, you'll have the authority to take decisive action.

Don't miss out on this unique and exciting opportunity

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click "apply" today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.