Mill Operations Manager – South West  - Full or Part Time Opportunity

South West England
Mill Operations Manager - The South West
24 Aug 2017
24 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

De Lacy has been retained to recruit a Mill Operations Manager for an extremely reputable and successful animal feed company. This is a varied role which incorporates manufacturing and transport.

We are looking for a mechanically minded and commercially orientated ‘hands on’ manager.

Ideal candidates will have animal feed milling experience at management level.   I am also keen to hear from candidates from a flour milling, cereal processing or other relevant processing environment.  Successful man management experience is essential as is a working knowledge of health & safety requirements and environmental management as you will be responsible for the compliance of the site.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for all onsite feed operations, planning and production of all customers' orders ensuring timely delivery.

Managing, training and developing all members of the production and operations teams.

Accurate stock control of all raw materials and finished products onsite.

Health and Safety and Environmental Management on site.

Overseeing the scheduling of plant and vehicles to achieve maximum efficiency.

Performance monitoring/benchmarking.

Budget control for production, transport and maintenance operations.

Ensuring mill hygiene, feed quality and environmental standards are met in accordance with UFAS, company procedures, statutory regulations and customer requirements.

Ensure the required levels of mill / site maintenance and statutory regulations are met.

Contributing to strategy and business improvement.

Candidate Requirements:

Manufacturing/operations management experience.

Good management and organisation skills.

Preferably experienced in regulatory requirements.

Enthusiasm & motivation.

Logical and proactive approach with a good broad knowledge of engineering.

Financially savvy and numerate.

Computer literate.


A highly competitive package will be on offer dependant on experience

To Apply:

If you feel you have the right qualities, please email a current CV and covering letter to  or for more information please call Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524 or Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you. 

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview

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