Operations Manager

Just Food Recruitment
Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Circa £60,000
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Just Food Recruitment, part of The JFR Group is recruiting for a Operations Manager to join this established Protein factory in the East Riding area.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual, who can demonstrate their ability to lead Mixing team, effectively managing all resources to deliver the agreed KPI’s relating to production volumes, quality, costs and safety.

Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • Overall responsibility to deliver the daily production plan in the most cost effective manner and in full compliance with current customer/brand product specifications, GMP, food hygiene and health & safety legislation
  • The effective management of resources to deliver agreed yield, productivity and customer service targets covering all areas within Mixing Department
  • The management and development of a multi skilled, multi-disciplined mixing team operating on all shifts Manage throughputs – ensure Area Leaders understand targets Report hourly to the wider team all production issues
  • To ensure Yields, waste (material and time), stock rotation, labour is effectively managed in a timely cost-effective manner
  • To have a detailed knowledge of the customer’s product and to ensure conformance
  • To ensure completion of daily production plan and satisfaction of internal customers’ orders
  • Complete audits of the areas to ensure compliance of our internal audit procedures and take actions to resolve Motivate, coach and instil good management skills in Mixing managers, Co-ordinators, MSMTs and other team members.
  • Establish a strong presence on the floor to set and communicate expectations, standards, and evaluate results so all employees understand expectations
  • Re-view non-conformities for determining root causes, creating corrective actions, providing customer follow ups through Technical/HR and close them off with an acceptable timeframe
  • Participate and promote reward and recognition as well as employee engagement initiatives

Requirements, experience and person specification:

  • Experience in fast paced food manufacturing, preferably chilled food environment
  • Be confident and articulate and have previous experience leading a team
  • Have a strong appreciation of safe working practices
  • Have the ability to build strong working relationships at all levels
  • Be self-managing, result driven, calm and demonstrate a ‘can do attitude’ Have the ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person, so if you think you have what it takes or would like to find out more, we would love to hear from you. Please apply and one of our candidate managers will be in touch.

The JFR Group is an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straightforward.



Just Food Recruitment, part of The JFR Group, is a specialist food recruitment company that specialises in permanent and Interim placements across the entire food manufacturing market place. We recruit across the United Kingdom for Operations and all Manufacturing roles, Technical and NPD, Engineering and Warehouse, Logistics and Supply Chain, and non-factory roles such as Commercial and Accountancy.

We have a sister company, Just Volume Recruitment who are also a food specialist who deliver temporary and permanent solutions for all hourly paid roles within manufacturing, meaning that The JFR Group can deliver a specialist and tailored solution from the factory floor through to the boardroom.

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