Operations Manager

Leicester, Leicestershire
21 Jun 2019
21 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

PepsiCo is looking for a high calibre shift based Operations Manager to join our busy manufacturing site in Leicester.

Leicester is the heart of PepsiCo UK. Our factories there produce millions of packets of great tasting Walkers crisps every day.  It’s already a great plant but our ambition is to make it even greater.  We not only want to be the largest crisp factory in the world, we want to be the best.

In this role you’ll lead your on shift ensuring day to day alignment of stakeholders and direct reports to deliver shift performance. You will be responsible for managing all people related issues on shift in addition to identifying opportunities for future improvements to shift performance.

What you’ll be doing:                                                                                                    

Lead the on shift team, driving excellence in their work and continuously striving for improvements in working practices.

Responsible for the balanced scorecard delivery on shift.

Recognising future demands on the shift team and driving readiness to meet these needs.

Managing shift stakeholders ensuring timely and effective communication.

Responsible for key people processes on shift e.g. talent reviews, disciplinaries, development for targeted individuals, roundtables, pay review and other communications.

Acting as the point of contact for any non-executional, task based shift requirements.

Responsible for overall continuous improvement across all areas of the shift.

Responsible for coordinating the 12 hourly QCDM (Quality Cost Delivery Morale) escalation meeting on shift.

Delivering performance management processes for Shift Coordinators.

Providing absence cover for opposite Shift Operations Managers.

Responsible for safety on shift.

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Qualifications / Requirements :

What we're looking for:

You’ll need to be an experienced Manufacturing Manager from an FMCG environment.

Educated to degree level or of degree calibre.

Strong managerial skills with demonstrated evidence of large people management experience.

Great leadership, communication, influencing, analytical skills and effective stakeholder management.

Flexible, ‘can do,’ attitude to role and duties.

Results driven and understands the link between action and results.

Excellent communicator with individuals at all levels.

Ability to influence upwards and across in the organisation.

Good IT and presentation skills.

Able to prioritise.

This role comes with a range of flexible benefits, and a base salary starting at £42,000 plus a 7.5% bonus, shift premium of 23.5%. You’ll be working a continental shift (12 hour shifts, rotating days and nights).

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.


Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.  For more information, visit www.pepsico.com

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