Operations Manager

£50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
19 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Operations Manager
Salary - £50,000 - £55,000 + Package
Location - Northamptonshire

Are you open to joining a privately owned and very successful business and have experience taking on a senior position in an established food manufacturing or packaging environment?

This food company is Northamptonshire based and now seeking a food manufacturing all-rounder who has had both P&L responsibility and large amounts of experience with change management. With their great, tasty products being found in a wide range of places and provided to the food manufacturing sector, they are constantly aiming to be the best in their field and keep developing and improving what they bring to the market. It is without a doubt an exciting business to be part of- Are you their next Operations Manager?

The Operations Manager will:
*Contribute to the development of the manufacturing unit in order to achieve all objectives.
*Ensure that factory & product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
*Support and develop a culture within their factory operation where individuals feel able to challenge the status quo and encourage feedback from all levels.
*Have direct involvement in the selection process for their direct reports alongside having responsibility for the recruitment of the right calibre of people for levels below direct reports.
*Carry out coaching with any direct reports such as other managers.
*Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
*Proactively looks at ways to improve the factory operation through Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

If this Operations Manager opportunity sounds like the role you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing an operation and challenging existing ways of working within the food manufacturing environment (essential)- please do apply for this latest opening. This is undoubtedly an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with plans to have large amounts of responsibility and get very involved in long and short term business goals.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a factory manager within another similar company such as one that produces short shelf life products, ingredients or other similar food based products. Other backgrounds may include an operations manager role or alternatively a senior Production Manager looking to step up. Alongside this, having a positive and hands-on way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999 or at cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.

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