Operations Manager 

The Tofoo Co
circa £50k PA
Closing date
8 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Operations Manager 


The Tofoo Co are starting a tofu revolution – one delicious, healthy meal at a time. The Tofoo Co have happy and engaged staff where the belief is quality beats quantity. This extremely exciting entrepreneurial business make tofu but not any old tofu the real stuff– natural, sustainable, organic and traditional made by hand and packed in Yorkshire.  It’s non GM, gluten, dairy, wheat and yeast free, low in calories, zero cholesterol and a great source of protein – what’s not to love! 

Privately owned by passionate people with a long history working in the UK Food industry, The Tofoo Co plan to change the way we eat helping us all to make better choices without compromising on taste. With a clear vision, most major retailers on board and a growing loyal customer following the Tofoo Co will make a difference to how we shop, cook and eat. With the ‘Meat Free’ market exploding, with an estimated market worth over £500 million in 2020 it is rapidly gaining pace and importance.

The Tofoo Co in just 5 years has become the UK market leader in tofu & turnover has increased from £600k to £15 million and now employs more than 100 people. They have the ambition to treble turnover in the next 10 years.

The role

Reporting directly to the Operations Director you will be ensure the safe operation of the production facilities based on SQPDC to meet the demand forecast for the business.  Key accountabilities also include:

  • Product quality is delivered in line with Brand standards and within specification
  • Effective cost control to ensure we produce right quality at the right price
  • Strategic planning of throughputs needed to meet demand allied to an effective capital plan

This is a handmade branded food business and so consistent and high quality standards are a must. This is an entrepreneurial values based business and as such you will have the freedom to make change happen. 

An individual who is passionate about food with proven quality standards experience gained within a chilled food environment you will be a person who can lead the way with a quality agenda.

How to apply

If you are interested but don’t have a CV (or no time to update one) please just email us at jobs@tofoo.co.uk

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