Operations Manager

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30-38k per annum
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
JJ-P4359
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Client, a company at the cutting edge of the Drinks Industry, is looking to appoint an Operations Manager for their site based in London.  This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to join a small, innovative team, overseeing and managing operations across the site in this broad and interesting role.

Reporting directly to the MD, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Managing client liaison, selecting and purchasing ingredients and scheduling production
  • Onboarding new clients and managing existing client relationships
  • Assisting the Accounts team with credit checks, setting terms and raising sales invoices
  • Managing supplier and ingredient sourcing, purchasing and supplier payments and approval
  • Designing new, and improving existing management systems and standard operating procedures
  • Overseeing NPD; organising kitchen trials, sourcing new raw materials and determining pricing for new finished goods
  • Monthly stock control and reporting
  • Ensuring proper documentation takes place and that records are kept up to date and are aligned with all BRC Food Safety requirements
  • Assisting with audit preparation and managing the systems put in place to ensure the company is audit ready at all times
  • Overseeing facilities from office management to upkeep and cleaning
  • Responding to customer or supplier issues

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Experience in an operations role, or similar, within the Food / Drinks industry
  • Commercially focussed with excellent strategic and project management skills
  • Ideally, a working knowledge of BRC, AWRS (Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme) and WOWGR (Warehousekeepers and Owners of Warehoused Goods Regulations)
  • Experience designing, implementing and maintaining management systems
  • An effective communicator with an ability to build great relationships
  • A problem solver with an ability to manage timelines and a true attention to detail
  • Significant experience working with excel
  • Experienced and comfortable managing a small team

If you are interested in hearing more about this role and are enthusiastic about the Food and Drink Industry, then we would love to hear from you.  Please send an updated CV stating your salary requirements and notice period, quoting reference JJ-P4359.

 

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