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Operations Director

DR Newitt
East Midlands
£100k+ Plus Package
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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My client are a well known food manufacturing business based in the East Midlands are and are seeking an Operations Director to manage their site that manufacturer Food to Go, Ready to eat products (salads/pasta pots). 

The Position:

  • Delivering a safe working environment and leading a culture that enhances behavioural awareness to reduce accidents and near misses
  • Ensuring the site achieves and maintains required GMP
  • Ensuring that food safety and quality objectives are established, monitored, documented, and reviewed standards
  • P&L experienced
  • Reducing customer complaints and wastage through effective maintenance and continuous improvement
  • Ensuring that regular review mechanisms are in place to monitor and support delivery of performance objectives – at site, team and individual level - and ensuring that standards are continually being met/improved upon
  • Owning the talent process on site and responsible for succession of own and site leadership team roles
  • Actively encouraging a culture of engagement in which people can perform at their best in a safe and rewarding workplace.
  • Delivering a Cost Reduction Plan that encompasses cross functional initiatives
  • Delivering a Capital Investment Programme that enables the vision to be delivered..
  • Steering continuous improvement projects from ideas generation to completion
  • Taking responsibility for all key day-to-day decisions relative to the Site with respect to Site duty holder, Trade Union agreements, Safety policies, Quality policies, Capital and maintenance spend, Overhead spend allocation, Dismissal appeals and tribunals and the recruitment of senior team members

The Package:

  • Salary £100k+ 
  • Monday - Friday days
  • Bonus 


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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