Head Of Manufacturing

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

If you are a hands-on Manufacturing Manager with FMCG experience and excellent people management skills and you enjoy leading change and making improvements and efficiencies, we have the right opportunity for you!


Medik8 is one of the fastest-growing skincare brands, focused on science-based skin ageing products centered around the “CSA Philosophy”.

We are very proud to develop everything from scratch and to have a fully capable and very bright in-house Lab and Manufacturing plant. Vertical Integration is a core strategic driver for our business.

In the coming months is more on our motto of ‘skincare you love, trust and believe in’ as we double up on our ethical values and continue our roadmap to sustainability.


Our Manufacturing Teams are vital to the success of our Brand; they are responsible for taking the concepts created by our in-house R&D department and transforming these into finished products, consistently and to industry-leading quality standards which ensures that our customer gets the very best experience of our products.

The skills and responsibilities of our teams are wide-ranging and uncompromising on detail and quality.

As we expand into new territories, the biggest and most exciting challenge of this role will be overseeing the entire manufacturing processes for our cosmetics production ensuring that it adapts to the rapid growth and product expansion. Providing leadership you will make sure that team targets, product quality and safety objectives are met.

With ambitious growth plans it's an exciting time to join us, make an impact and be proud to be part of our successful journey.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the Manufacturing Teams have the resources and capacity to meet the daily/weekly/monthly production targets.
  • Promoting a lean manufacturing culture with an emphasis on maximising the efficiency of our production areas.
  • Continually assess production areas for improvements and cost effectiveness to guarantee the most efficient output at all times.
  • Work with internal departments to deliver product conformance, customer compliance, and smooth product launches.
  • A customer-focused approach to ensuring that the manufacturing teams are delivering the best quality, through a programme of training and skills-development.
  • Ensure robust reporting regimes are in place for monitoring output, costs and ROI.
  • Ensuring resilience of our access to the right capabilities to deliver our high growth plans.
  • Build a continuous improvement & development culture.
  • Lead for an engaged, motivated, cohesive & collaborative team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a background in food, cosmetics, or pharmaceutical manufacturing with demonstrable experience in managing teams working under GMP, with FDA & TGA regulatory environments.
  • Experience in managing multiple production teams manufacturing a wide spread of SKU’s.
  • Have a proven track record of implementing change to working practices and adapting to demand.
  • Have experience overseeing complex and successful equipment & CAPEX implementation projects.
  • Have expertise of creating KPIs to measure and evaluate team and plant performance.
  • Have deep understanding of Health & Safety and Quality in the workplace.

About us

Medik8 is an established leader in the skincare arena, utilising our iconic CSA Philosophy to develop professional anti-aging solutions that ensure Beautiful Skin For Life.

After seeing incredible growth over the last few years, we became PE backed in 2021. This investment will allow us to expand even faster, to innovate the future and to take on the world with our award-winning products in all the categories.

Culture & Benefits

We are fuelled by our commitment to sustainability, quality, efficiency, and an unwavering passion for our customers. Championing solutions-focused thinking, we possess a purpose-driven mentality and strive to work with integrity and agility, always. We are collaborative go-givers; our diverse talents work cross-functionally and we achieve more together. We are proud to do everything in-house, challenging the norm and pushing the boundaries of possibility. It’s just who we are!

Some of the perks of being part of the Medik8 team include:

- 25 days holiday + bank holidays

- Flexible & Hybrid working

- Private Medical Insurance + Mental Health support

- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

- Annual Performance Bonus

- Long Service Awards

- 75% discount + Annual Product Allowance

- Flexible Career opportunities

- Up-skilling support + regular Lunch & Learns

- 2 Volunteering days per year

- Matched Charitable Giving Scheme

Want to do a little more research before you apply?

Head over to our main careers page to find out more about the team and our values. You can also find out more about us on Linkedin, Glassdoor & Instagram.

At Medik8, we believe that diversity within our workplace drives innovation. We celebrate multiple backgrounds, cultures, approaches and points of view, and believe that when people feel respected and included, they can truly flourish. We’re committed to advancing equal opportunities and we’re dedicated to building a workforce as diverse as our consumer base, creating a multifaceted, equitable and inclusive culture and allowing all colleagues to bring their whole selves to work.

Our DE&I ethos also flows through our recruitment process. Studies have found that minority groupings tend to apply for roles only when they meet 100% of the role requirements, in comparison to non-minority grouping tend to apply when they meet only 60% of the role requirements (Hewlett Packard ). The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules, so if you think you meet 60+ of the role spec and are passionate, excited & feel like you have the potential to fulfil the rest - then we want to hear from you!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

At Medik8, we pride ourselves on being industry leaders. We are dedicated to transforming skincare expectations with cutting-edge technologies and a results-driven approach to innovation. Borne in 2009 out of a passion to demystify the skincare category and strive for better skin health, we pioneered the CSA Philosophy: a globally-renowned approach to skincare championing vitamin C + sunscreen by day, and vitamin A at night. We are deeply committed to delivering the highest quality for our customers, providing breakthrough formulas that liberate them from the choice between visible results or a first-class experience - ultimately ensuring Beautiful Skin For Life. We constantly strive to innovate and our teams are fuelled by: - Solution-focused thinking. - Purpose-driven mentality. - Unwavering passion for our customers. - Collaboration. Being a go-giver. Achieving more together. - Commitment to sustainability, quality, and efficiency. - Working with integrity and agility - always. We are proud to do everything in-house, challenging the norm and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. It’s just who we are!
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