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Operations Manager/Director

Aspen People
Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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Operations Manager/Director
Food Manufacturing Business
Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits

Join the success story of a multi-award winning Scottish food manufacturing business. Dedicated to product quality, innovation and sustainable operating practices, the business manufactures a range of speciality meat products and meat preparations which are sold under its own consumer brand and as private label.  With a turnover of around £10million, they are ranked within the top 20 Scottish food & drink brands.

The business is seeking a dynamic and ambitious Operations Manager/Director to lead their factory operations into the future. As a key player in their continued growth and success, you will have the chance to maximise turnover, explore equity opportunities, and with the potential for the suitable candidate grow into a Managing Director role through a managed development plan. You will oversee and optimise factory production, ensuring product, management and cultural values are upheld. You will be managing a fast-paced, chilled food environment with a focus on short-shelf-life fresh products in a dedicated environment. Working closely with the ownership will be important to learn the business, as will getting to know the staff team and the premises.

The ideal candidate will bring proven experience as a dynamic food production manager or similar, with a real appetite to grow and make the role their own. The ambition to increase the size of the business while maintaining the highest level of quality is essential, and as such candidates must be hard-working and energetic in their approach to the role. The post-holder will be well supported to learn the role and will be given opportunity to lead a multi-award-winning business.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

For a confidential discussion on the opportunity, please contact Nigel Fortnum or Katharine Price at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.


Aspen People source high quality candidates for Board Level, Leadership and Management roles across six key specialist sectors. In each one, we can evidence a genuine depth of knowledge and a vast range of experience. We always work in an honest and fully transparent partnership. We take time to understand our clients’ challenges and the unique culture within their organisation, but we are nimble enough to work at pace and deliver within demanding timeframes. Alongside our rigorous selection processes and carefully maintained network of candidates, these factors give us a competitive edge and enable us to find the right candidates, for the right roles at the right time.  Aspen People undertake leadership appointments and we position ourselves to fulfil a strategic role as trusted advisors and an extension of our clients’ management team.


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0141 212 7555

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