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Senior Operations Manager

Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Senior Operations Manager | Fresh Produce | Selby
Salary: Competitive

Are you ready to lead a dynamic team and make a significant impact on operational excellence?

Look no further!

I'm seeking an ambitious Operations Manager to join a thriving agricultural and fresh produce business.

This business prides itself on delivering top-quality products to its customers, ensuring every harvest meets the highest standards. With a focus on teamwork, efficiency, and continuous improvement, they're looking for an Operations Manager to lead their dedicated team to even greater heights of success.

What you'll be doing:

The main goal of your role is to manage the team to deliver high-quality products, adhering to specifications and timelines, whilst simultaneously inspiring and developing the team to enhance results through innovative approaches, improved efficiency, and seamless teamwork.

Achieving Operational excellence through CI projects and the development of your team will be an ever-present task in your role especially enabling your managers to autonomously optimise processes within their team.
Full P&L responsibility will be directly shared between you and the senior grower on-site to maximise financial outcomes.

What you'll need:

* Operational Management experience within a Food, Fresh Produce, Ag or Hort industry will be crucial.
* Strong leadership and development skills to maximise your team's performance.
* Ability to prioritize and drive results through the team at a fast pace.
* Good knowledge of lean techniques.
* Strong communication skills and effective staff management.
* Understanding of harvesting requirements.

If you're ready to make your mark in a dynamic and challenging environment, where every day brings new opportunities for growth and achievement, then we want to hear from you!

Apply directly by clicking the link below alternatively, you can email me directly at


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
United Kingdom

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