Operations Manager

£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
31 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Justine Withers
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Kent
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
Job Reference: HB3826

Our client is one of the market leaders in the FMCG sector and are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to run the manufacturing site. Reporting in to Head of Operations the role will be to lead and develop an efficient manufacturing operation in line with the site plan and the business KPIs in a cost-effective manner.

You will be required to drive the Continuous Improvement process to achieve better cost effectiveness, productivity, quality and hygiene whilst developing your team to perform and grow in their roles. You will need to provide a focus on ensuring effective costing measurements are in place with a strong focus on labour costing.

You will be required to ensure site and customers technical and quality standards are adhered to, providing the appropriate level of support and care to the account management team. Part of the role will be to build and develop key relationships with customers and suppliers as well as communicating information across effectively to the rest of your team.

Ideal Candidate

*You will need to have experience leading a successful team in the FMCG sector.
*You will be forward thinking in your outlook and yet be prepared to lead from the front when required.
*A strong financial acumen to keep costs at a sustainable level to increase profitability for the business.
*The ideal candidate will be proactive rather than reactive to resolve issues from arising.
*Takes action to reinforce the business expectations to ensure processes and practices are aligned accordingly.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements, please get in touch with Justine Withers at justine@hendbrown.com or call 01733 235111 / 07909 444099 for more information.

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