Operations Manager

Expion Search & Selection
£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
20 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Production, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Operations Manager

Up to £65,000 plus excellent benefits

The role:
  • To lead and direct the factory operations team to enhance business performance, cross departmental communication and to facilitate a team orientated culture.
  • Manage the team to achieve budget and productivity targets.
  • Formulate improvement strategies to increase operational and strategic effectiveness across the value stream from incoming raw materials to despatch
  • Identify and drive quality and customer service, interfacing with and building strong relationships with both internal and external customers.

The candidate:
  • Proven experience within a leadership role within a fast paced manufacturing environment, managing a multi-functional team.
  • Evidence of driving cultural change and behaviours, and the ability build and lead a cohesive team.
  • Strong belief in the importance of quality and H&S within manufacturing.
  • Evidence of decision making within operations, and a high level of interest in taking responsibility for actions whilst leading a factory based team.
  • Delivery of a clear, consistent message across the plant, and the sharing of information and ideas between colleagues/peers.

The company:
  • Our client has reached and sustained an enviable reputation for quality and service
  • Part of a large international group with manufacturing sites globally, their reputation for innovation has ensured their strong position.
  • Business growth combined with the organisation's commitment to further reinforce its market leading status, has created an opportunity for an exceptional Production Manager at one of their key locations.


We offer a tailored recruitment service – efficient, effective and personal

Expion search & selection is a specialist recruiter at a middle and senior
manager, as well as director level.

Expion specialises in the recruitment of manufacturing professionals, across a variety of core disciplines and is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history.

Our in-depth knowledge within our core sectors, enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies. Expion is dedicated to delivering market leading service levels enabling us to meet and surpass both our client's and candidate's expectations every time.

Our expertise covers the following core areas of the FMCG sector:

  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Personal Care

Across those core areas, we recruit for both permanent and interim requirements throughout the following disciplines:

  • Functional Directors
  • Operations, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Technical / Quality
  • R&D / NPD
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Commercial / Sales & Marketing
  • Human Resources

Expion. Expect More!

Find Us
01484 599 111
Heritage Exchange
W Yorks
United Kingdom

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