Operations Manager

Office Based - Gloucestershire
Competitive benefits package
23 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Operations Manager

Pulsin are a rapidly growing, on-trend healthy snacks and protein powders business based in Gloucestershire. They create highly nutritious foods that transform everyday eating into health optimising opportunities. All products are hand crafted and specially designed to be healthy without compromising on taste. 

The business has been in operation for just over 15 years and was set up by three university friends with a vision. Pulsin are enjoying rapid growth and building a growing reputation across the UK market. In 2016, they invested in a new premises to facilitate this rapid growth. Currently, products cannot be made quick enough to meet customer demands. 

Pulsin are looking to change the landscape of the product category they operate in, and offer an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment with a friendly, open culture. A new opportunity has been created for an Operations Manager to join the team and work closely with senior management including the newly appointed Head of Sales.

As Operations Manager, you will lead the Operations side of the business including Kitchen, Production and Warehouse. This person must have excellent leadership and management skills. You must be able to bring a solid understanding of Warehouse Management, Production schedules and understand the importance of time management. 

Key skills and requirements for the role include:

  • Understanding and experience within Supply chain, planning and logistics, procurement and production processes. 
  • Good leadership and management skills.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Positive interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Good grasp of modern technology and up to date systems. 
  • Some knowledge of SAP or similar. 
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial character 

Ideally you will have experience of working in the food sector or a closely aligned category in a senior Operations role. Candidates with the right skills/attributes from other sectors will be considered. Business management experience is of high importance. 

An interest or passion for the product category is also beneficial, candidates who lead a healthy, active lifestyle will be viewed favourably. This opportunity is key to business strategy and you will have the chance to play an integral part in future growth.

If you feel you have the right experience please forward a copy of your CV to luke@foodindustryassociates.com

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