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Head of Production

Following a recent acquisition at the end of 2020 and a new name announced this month, BSW Timber Solutions Ltd (previously SCA Wood) are going through some very exciting changes.

Now part of the BSW Group, which has six main operating divisions, we are part of the largest sawmilling business in the UK, with a turnover of c.

£370 million and a capacity to produce over 1.2 million cubic metres of sawn timber per year.

BSW Timber Solutions Ltd.

is one the largest processors and distributors of timber products in the UK with annual sales in excess of £145 million.

The business operates from its headquarters and distribution centre in Stoke-on-Trent, and has further processing and distribution capability at its three other sites in Melton, Welshpool and Cumbernauld.

At our site in Melton, Hull, we have ambitious plans to grow and develop the site to a centre of manufacturing excellence.

Led by a very experienced General Manager, the last 12 months have seen a change to our distribution model, investment of £500,000 in racking and a change to working patterns (24/7) to increase our capacity by 30%.

With nine production lines, over 20 HGV's delivering daily to our customers, a busy e-Commerce operation and new customers on the horizon, we are now looking for an excellent Head of Manufacturing to lead all production activities.

Reporting to the General Manager and part of the senior leadership team on site, you will have two highly competent Production Managers and you will all be responsible for ensuring the site produces high quality timber products in line with OTIF measures.

With nearly 150 employees, it will be down to the three of you to inspire, motivate and bring our bold vision to life.



This role takes full accountability for future proofing the existing set up.

Utilising your project and CAPEX management skills, you will drive continuous development and the improvement of OEE.

We need someone who has the ability to see the wood through the t


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: 50000-58000 Per Annum
  • Location: HU14 3HF
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Career Kinetics
  • Contact: Recruitment Team
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  • Reference: AD-BSW-HOF
  • Posted: 2021-03-01 10:07:41 -

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