Hygiene Manager - Macphie

At Macphie, we are committed to setting new standards in the Food Industry. We take pride in our Simply Clever Products and are on a mission to deliver innovative culinary solutions to our clients. To achieve this, we are seeking a Hygiene Manager to join our dynamic manufacturing team at our production site in Tannochside, Glasgow.

This is not simply “a” family business, it’s “our” family business. We all have ownership, and we understand our role in achieving our vision of becoming the go-to partner for food brands around the world.

It’s teamwork, not dream work and we attack each day with energy, passion … and snacks of course.

Are you a forward-thinking and driven operational manager with strong experience of working in a high care / clean manufacturing environment, and have a strong background in continuous improvement and process control and monitoring? Do you have a passion for quality, process improvement and developing your team then this could be the role for you.


As a Hygiene Manager with us, you will:

  • Build and nurture a positive hygiene team to set a standard of cleanliness and asset care that is best-in-class in the food industry.
  • Identify continuous improvement in the hygiene processes at the Tannochside operation.
  • Collaborate with the wider operations teams to ensure overall operational effectiveness and adherence to the Macphie operating model.
  • And most importantly ensure that compliance with industry standards and application of best-in-class Health and Safety working practices are embedded as part of the working culture.



To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A minimum of 2 years of operational management experience in a production environment.
  • Tangible continuous improvement management / lean manufacturing knowledge.
  • Experience in food industry audit compliance (or equivalent).
  • A strong practical and theoretical understanding of Health and Safety best practices.
  • Proactive interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An appetite for achieving high standards of asset care and process compliance.


The person

The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively manage a team of shift operators through an engaging and authentic leadership approach, and work collaboratively with colleagues in the operation.

The person we hire will be an excellent communicator in a factory-based setting. They will be someone who is able to prioritise a busy workload and react quickly to the demands of the customer and thus the business.

The role is site-based and also aligned to shift working, with a focus on night shift working arrangements.

If you’re an experienced shift manager with a passion for high standards of care and enjoy leading a team, we invite you to be a part of our journey to reshape the food ingredient sector.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package (including shift pay).
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth within our company.
  • A supportive and innovative team dedicated to operational excellence.
  • Be part of a creative and passionate team dedicated to innovation in the food industry.


Ready to take your career to the next level with Macphie? Please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and explaining why you’re the perfect fit for the role of Hygiene Manager to recruitment@macphie.com.