Director of Manufacturing and CPG

Sales · Manchester, Manchester
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

The Opportunity 

Peak are a Decision Intelligence company - we are on a mission to help organisations use AI to make great commercial decisions, all the time. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & 3 star accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.

We have ambitious plans over the coming years; to launch and lead a new category of technology (Decision Intelligence), expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. 

You will have the opportunity to define and own our global go to market strategies within the CPG & Manufacturing sectors inside one of the world's most exciting tech companies. 

You will be part of a team that continually asks “how can we 10x?” and will be given the freedom to think big and challenge all other go to market models you have known before, all whilst having the opportunity to make a huge difference to how Peak scales across the globe.

Purpose of the Role 

Establish Peak as the market leader in Decision Intelligence within the CPG and Manufacturing sectors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create the commercial strategy to enable Peak to scale to IPO + beyond by being the market leader in Decision Intelligence within your sectors.
  • Own and drive our CPG & Manufacturing Go To Market globally.
  • Work with Gartner and other analyst firms to gain market intelligence and amplify our CPG & Manufacturing GTM with them.
  • Be the spokesperson and thought leader for Peak in CPG & Manufacturing, speaking at events, webinars, authoring blogs and social media posts.
  • Use your network within the sectors to help the Peak sales teams establish new relationships.
  • Provide input into our product roadmap to meet the needs of our current and future customers within your sectors.
  • Responsible for net $ ARR growth (new sales minus churn) within the CPG & Manufacturing sector.

Personal Skills 

Open - ability to talk through challenging situations with customers, partners and the Peak team and always call it as it is. Plus don’t be afraid to admit you don’t have all the answers when the time occurs.

Driven - You strive to be great in everything you do, from constantly building valuable customer networks to exceeding ARR.

Curious - you have the ability to dig deep and understand market dynamics and customer challenges in order to drive valuable outcomes. Keep asking “how can we 10x?”

Smart - ability to think differently and challenge the status quo to ensure you and your team can deliver transformational results.

Responsible - Lead by example, set new standards for the whole company

Required Skills & Experience 

  • Experience working within the CPG and or Manufacturing sectors.  Ideally for a globally recognised brand.
  • Extensive knowledge of supply chains including the SCOR framework.
  • Great communication skills and experience leading a cross functional team to drive transformational results. 
  • An existing network within the sectors which can enable Peak to grow our market share and thought leadership position.
  • Experience of owning go to market strategies which resulted in the growth of market share.
  • The ability to work at pace whilst delivering great not good outputs.
  • Out of the box thinking which comes naturally as we are constantly challenging ourselves to "Do Great" for our customers and our team.
  • The ability to create amazing strategies and help others including SMEs deliver upon your vision resulting in revenue growth and improved customer satisfaction within your sectors.
  • A highly analytical approach to solving business problems and is familiar with analytics / planning and cloud based technologies.
  • An appetite to become the global voice of Peak in CPG and Manufacturing.


  • Opportunity to make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions and influence Peak’s early success in entering the global market.
  • Share options / Equity in Peak - Peak is our company, Peak is your company.
  • Flexible culture - Hybrid working model (Clubhouse/Home) and flexible hours with work life balance in mind.
  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays, rising with each year of service up to 38 days. 
  • Family leave benefits, including a world class maternity pay policy (more details here).
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, autonomous high performance culture and a truly collaborative style.
  • Opportunity to work from anywhere in the world for 1 month of the year, after one years service.
  • Mental and physical health support through a variety of channels, e.g., Headspace and Spill app subscriptions, online yoga/boxing/HIIT classes, regular team days and social activities.
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans.
  • Working with cutting edge tech - you will develop skills and experience essential in the modern economy.
  • Learn from like minded & talented team members across multiple disciplines.
  • Opportunity to develop in various areas that you may take an interest in as part of your personal development. 

Inclusion and Diversity at Peak

Our mission at Peak is to help businesses do great things with AI - we are the innovators, the disruptors and the gamechangers.  

Diverse and inclusive companies will drive the fourth industrial revolution - and we will lead from the front. 

Over the next 5 years, we need more than words to create a stronger company and a fairer society, which is why Peak is committed to not only creating an amazing place to work, but a diverse and inclusive one too.

We want to create awesome teams and leadership, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their ideas to solve the complex problems for the companies and the communities we serve.


About Peak

In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our CODI system sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data - helping decision makers make great commercial decisions, powered by AI. All supported by our world-class data science team.

Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.

Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.

Find out a whole lot more on our website

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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor