Operations / Manufacturing Manager

£50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Operations / Manufacturing Manager – Food & Drink

Food manufacturer of well-known brands are looking for an Operations Manager to head up Operations in one of the company's manufacturing facilities in Staffordshire.

Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: up to £65k plus benefits

Operations Manager – The Candidate:

  • Do you have previous experience at Operations Manager / Manufacturing Manager / Senior Production Manager level in a Food manufacturing environment, preferably chilled?
  • Do you have leadership skills with a focus on performance improvement and change management?
  • Have you successfully implemented Continuous Improvement techniques?
  • Have you previously had budgetary control experience?

If you can answer “yes” to the above questions, please read on...

Operations Manager – The Role:

  • You will lead the Production / Manufacturing teams in the efficient running of this progressive food manufacturing facility.
  • Plan, organise and direct the manufacturing operation to minimise manufacturing costs and drive improvements in effective utilisation of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital.
  • Participate, lead and ongoing development of the Continuous Improvement programme.
  • Develop positive employee engagement to support achievement of manufacturing objectives and maintenance of high morale.


  • My client is a well-respected brand within food manufacturing that also provides high quality own-label products to the UK's retailers.
  • The company have won numerous awards, relating to NPD and manufacturing excellence, in recent years
  • This is a great career development opportunity – a chance to make your mark and develop into a more senior role within the business.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JP/1990 to john.pollard@silven.co.uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872 or mobile 07792 465338.

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