Days Operations Manager

Location
Kent
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
06 Sep 2017
Ref
13837404/001
Contact
Daniel Bowes
Function
Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


This is a newly created position looking after the operations of a fast growing food factory on a days basis. You will be responsible for driving performance through your people, driving a continuous improvement agenda to maximise efficiency and being a crucial part of the site senior management team.

Client Details

The business are a fast growing food company who has gone through considerable growth in recent years. As a result, this is one of a number of newly created positions to support this growth and create the management team for the next stage of their expansion. The business have a can-do attitude and they very much look for this trait in their people so visibility and leading from the front will be essential to your success in the role.

Description

You will be responsible for driving performance, through people and process. Managing a team of around 150 people across multiple functions, you will ensure production targets at met, in an efficient manner whilst ensuring minimal downtime and maximum product quality. With the support of your shift production managers underneath you, you will be responsible for ensuring that the business are operationally set up to cope with an increase in sales.

Profile

The right candidate will be somebody who is already operating at a production/operations manager level in a fast paced food environment. You will have a track record of developing your people and be well versed in modern continuous improvement techniques. Above all this, you have to be someone that has excellent people management ability and will spend time coaching, developing and training your people.

Job Offer

£55,000-£60,000 depending on experience