Head of Operations

DR Newitt
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
A senior level salary commensurate with position
23 Apr 2018
23 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a successful food manufacturer and an award winning business with an exciting and innovative product range. The business is very dynamic and they are experiencing excellent growth.

Due to recent growth they are looking to expand their team with the role of a Head of Operations.

The role

  • To build a customer focused approach throughout the site ensuring delivery of quality, health & safety, efficiency, service level and cost targets.
  • Develop these targets to optimise the performance of the operation and staff within a culture of continuous development.
  • Engender the cross discipline co-operation and teamwork required to successfully deliver new developments and the ongoing improvement in standards.
  • Encourage the development of our team as individuals and collectively.
  • Enthusiastically share in the transfer of "best practice" within the group by taking part in product groups and cross site working groups.
  • Present the modern and professional attitude of the site to customers and within the group.
  • Meet all customer scorecards expectations.
  • Utilise and develop in house ERP system.

The candidate

Must have:

  • Ambitious and dynamic
  • UK food manufacturing experience
  • Implementation of LEAN
  • Operated BRC or equivalent organisations
  • Quality culture
  • Experience of managing change
  • Senior management background
  • Strong leadership

Nice to have:

  • Degree educated
  • Project management experience
  • IT and systems proficient
  • Customer facing experience
  • Track record of mentoring and succession planning

What’s on offer?

  • A senior level salary commensurate with position
  • Company Car
  • Private Pension
  • Medical Insurance

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

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