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Senior Operations Manager

Zest Recruitment
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you a seasoned operations maestro with a passion for streamlining manufacturing processes with an appetite for developing and growing a site?

Zest are partnering with a global powerhouse in food manufacturing that are seeking a Senior Operations Manager to take the reigns of a dynamic team driving operational excellence of their site.

You will be taking charge of a growing site that embodies innovation and efficiency and have the opportunity to lead a team on the front lines of culinary progress, producing the highest quality of food manufacturing solutions.

Through developing a culture of continuous improvement, you will be leading a manufacturing site to deliver sustainable processes that result in quality products being manufactured safely at the lowest cost.

Key Responsibilities:
* Site Maestro - Take ownership of the day-to-day running of the site ensuring all production plans are running smoothly and optimally
* Operational Excellence - Spearhead initiatives to optimise site processes, efficiencies, cost effectiveness and improving quality
* People Management - Creating a positive culture on site, training, developing and growing the site
* Budgets - Ensure budgets are set and managed closely

The site is strategically positioned to meet the demands of the food industry and you will act as the key to steering the business to success.

We are looking to engage with established food manufacturing leaders that hold an appreciation for continuous improvement and the ability to deliver short, medium and long-term goals.

If you're motivated and looking to step into a challenging environment within a fast-paced food manufacturer then I recommend you apply or get in touch with Shaf Islam on

Shortlists will be commencing immediately.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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