Operations Manager

£60k - £70k + benefits
20 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Operations Manager

Location: Northamptonshire

Sector/Industry: FMCG

Salary: £60k - £70k + benefits

Are you looking to be part of an innovative, creative and fast growing FMCG business? Somewhere where you can achieve real success, make an impact and develop your career? If that interests you, please read on!

The company:

My branded FMCG client is rapidly gaining exposure in their field and are continuously growing and developing throughout the U.K. and further afield!

This award winning business are on the lookout for an Operations Manager with a sound understanding of Supply Chain to lead and manage the smooth running of the operations department;

The role:

  • Managing the whole of the team across operations controlling the flow of all operations liaising with 3rd party manufacturing
  • Ensuring efficiency throughout operations, warehouse, supply chain etc.
  • Always looking at improvements, implementing CI throughout the site.
  • Day to day warehouse management: Process & deliver all orders on time in full, Build processes to increase efficiency.
  • Transport & logistics: Manage logistics processes to generate the most cost-efficient shipping methods to customers.
  • Stock & order management: Monitoring our stock levels against stock in and orders out.
  • Management of all suppliers including manufacturers and packaging suppliers.
  • Demand Planning & Procurement management
  • Operational management and presenting to senior level
  • Excellent Customer service skills, building strong customer relationships, Management of our e-commerce customer enquiries.


The successful candidate:

My client is looking for a highly experienced senior operations manager with a background in FCMG, you will ideally have a thorough understanding of a food or drink business and can demonstrate experience of heading up Operations, Supply Chain and Technical showing positive change and growth.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Food and Drink with proven track record.
  • Has the gravitas and leadership qualitied to present at a senior level
  • Possesses superior communications skills both written and verbal.
  • Has an analytical mind and loves a challenge, approaching problems with a can-do attitude.
  • Is not afraid to get stuck into all areas of a start-up business in fast growth.
  • High energy & self-motivation to work in a small but fast growing business.
  • Has a genuine passion for the food and drink industry
  • Is a team player with a great sense of fun to fit into this vibrant culture

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to Daniel.Fitzsimons@advocate-group.co.uk or alternatively please apply via the link below.

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