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Operations Director, Leicestershire

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£70000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
18 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Operations, Other Job Function, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Excellent opportunity for an Operations Director to join a well-established SME and guide them on an exciting journey of growth!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Operations Director to join a fast-growing food production company in Leicestershire!

This is a chance to join a well-established business and play an instrumental part in the company's plans to grow! This role will see you act as business consultant / advisor and overall site lead.

With a current turnover of around 15million, the plan is to triple this T/O in the next five years - exciting, ambitious but completely realistic!

This is a company who have great accounts across the world supplying into major retailers and customers in the UK, US, and further afield. You will need to be commercially astute and have the gravitas and ability to nurture and strengthen these relationships, as well as creating a pipeline for new and potential customer accounts.

As Operations Director you will report directly into the MD and take full ownership of ensuring the smooth running of the factory, leading the team in a role that is all about people and process!

You will have full accountability of factory operations including production, engineering, technical, hygiene, supply chain and H&S. It will also be your duty to ensure all manufacturing and commercial KPI targets are achieved.

You will be an influential leader, coach, and overall example for your team of approx. 100 colleagues, embedding a strong culture across the site.

To be considered for this post you will have been in a site leadership role before within the food manufacturing industry (ideally chilled) and be highly experienced across operations, supply chain management, and commercial! It is essential that you have experience with managing budgets, projects, and full P&L responsibility.

To be successful in this post you must be passionate about Continuous Improvement and can build effective teams and create a great culture! This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual who can adapt and achieve results!

If this sounds like a journey you will like of part of and you feel you have the right skills and attributes, please apply!

REF. DJF896208


Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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