Head of Operations | Wilkin & Sons Ltd, Tiptree c/o MorePeople

To attract the best
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Will Thomson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We are currently recruiting for a high calibre, skilled, and knowledgeable and very experienced Head of Operations with proven experience for our client Wilkin & Sons Ltd, Tiptree.

Established in 1885, Wilkin & Sons Ltd are a remarkable business who grow, make and sell high quality foods based on the principles of Quality, Integrity and Independence.

They are a unique business who's heritage, tradition and culture has been maintained to this very day - you will be joining a highly dedicated team who are proud to be part of a successful legacy. Primarily manufacturing jams, preserves and sauces, they have also diversified into gin and homeware as well as their expanding number of Tiptree Tea Rooms.

As an experienced Head of Operations you will be ultimately leading, developing and overseeing the manufacturing operations of Tiptree. You will be responsible for ensuring maximum efficiency of production whilst maintaining and ensuring the safety and highest quality of the product.

Part of your remit as Head of Operations will see you taking responsibility for coordinating and facilitating the transition of their current factory to a modern rebuilt/refurbished site.

You will oversee functions including; engineering, production, technical, quality and will actively support new product development. This is a challenging and engaging role, essential to bringing all aspects of the aforementioned business and supply chain together and acting as a seamless conduit, integrating the whole operation.

It goes without saying you will be an outstanding communicator and organiser, a personable yet resilient leader with exceptional strategic operational capabilities. You will have an exceptional food manufacturing background, ideally with a broad and proven track record. There is no room for ego at Tiptree, and although they are looking for an experienced and senior Operator, you will be an engaging and affable people manager.

In return the business offer a salary to attract the best plus a fantastic benefits package which includes an annual bonus.

Please apply here or for a confidential conversation please call the retained recruitment partners Will Thomson or Guy Moreton at MorePeople on 01780 480 530. CVs sent directly to Tiptree will be forwarded to MorePeople to be included in the process.

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