Principal Operations Consultant – Food & Drink

Excellent + benefits
09 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Principal Operations Consultant – Food & Drink

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Principal Operations Consultant

Location: Avon

Salary: Excellent + benefits

A fantastic opportunity for a driven Operations/Project Engineering professional to work as a consultant to the Food Industry on projects worldwide.

The Candidate:

  • You must have a background in a world class food or drinks manufacturing environment, in senior operations or engineering roles.
  • A strong working knowledge of food and drinks manufacturing, quality and food safety.
  • Experience managing complex multi-team, multi-site operational consultancy projects.
  • A willingness and adaptability to work on multiple projects of differing types.
  • The ability to engage well with both employees and clients at all levels of an organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a very high level of attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work abroad on a short term basis (generally 1-2 week trips).
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • A degree in an Engineering, Food Science or similar discipline

The Role:

  • As Principal Consultant you will be primarily responsible for delivering a wide range or operations related consulting projects both in the UK and overseas.
  • The projects range from feasibility studies and due diligence assessments to full scale capital project management for expansions and new builds.
  • You will also be responsible for helping to develop the pipeline of business including identifying new opportunities, pitching to potential clients and writing proposals.
  • The role is UK based but will involve periods of international travel so you must be flexible to be able to adapt to this aspect.

The Company:

  • My client provides a full range of consulting services to the food and drink industry worldwide.
  • With aggressive growth plans for the next 5 years this is a fantastic opportunity to shape and drive this.

Due to the high volume of responses to online advertisements, regrettably we are only able to acknowledge successful applications. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/POC530 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872.

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