Site Operations Director - Food

£80000 - £100000 per annum + Executive benefits
16 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
Max Cable
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Site Operations Director - Food

Location: East Anglia, Suffolk, Essex

Salary: c£80K - £100K + executive benefits

Are you a talented Site Operations Director? This is a great opportunity within a growing business Chilled business, this is truly an entrepreneurial environment and they are the market leaders in their sector. If you enjoy pace and want a challenge, then this is your next role!

The Candidate:

  • We're looking for an inspirational Site Operations Director who has a real passion for Food Manufacturing. You will have experience of working at GM level and ideally have managed large multi-functional teams in a chilled/food to go manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of managing a site of 400+ employees, ideally in a diverse & unionised environment
  • Experience of managing a site of at least £50m+, involving short shelf life products and intensive labour usage
  • Proven experience of delivering successful change management & performance improvement programmes, especially lean / six sigma
  • Strong leadership skills, an energetic management style and well-developed coaching skills
  • You will be able to demonstrate your ability to drive cultural change
  • to mentor and train their team effectively
  • Be able to show Clear evidence of talent management/people development experience at all levels
  • You will be a Self-motivated individual and be highly resilient
  • Strong commercial acumen and Financial awareness is essential
  • Ideally experience of a demanding retail or similar customer base
  • Blue-chip company background ideally with chilled / meat /poultry experience
  • Resilience, drive & results orientation

Does this sound like you?

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the CEO, you will be fully responsible for this flagship site you will own and deliver the Safety and Operational Performance of the Site
  • Working with Collaborate with the wider site teams to devise, decide and deliver the operational site-based decisions that optimise the group customer and financial objectives
  • Develop, govern and deliver significant change programmes improving the profitability, efficiency, quality, safety and customer satisfaction of the site
  • Participate in acquiring new business by working with Sales teams to demonstrate the production capabilities of the Site
  • Be a role model and inspiration for your people and the wider business always and in everything you do.
  • Working closely with the CEO and the senior team you will set and lead the site change process by facilitating best practice and sustainable process improvement.
  • As Site Operations Director you will ensure the site is a highly reliable, responsive and competitive whilst putting safety, quality and delivery first.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV quoting mc3847 to our retained consultant for a confidential discussion.

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