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Operational Excellence Lead

Zest Recruitment
£65000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

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Are you ready to make an impact at a pioneering force in the food manufacturing industry?

My client is a highly reputable food and drinks manufacturer renowned for their commitment to excellence and delivering high quality products on a global platform.

The business holds a rich legacy of innovation and a culture that fosters growth and collaboration - this is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact and drive positive change within a thriving organisation.

Imagine being at the helm of operational excellence, steering a team towards unparalleled efficiency and excellence! As the Operational Excellence Manager, you will be entrusted with leading a department dedicated to continuous improvement.

The Operational Excellence Manager will be sitting on the Senior Leadership team, and you will be playing a pivotal role in optimising operational processes to ensure the highest standards of quality, safety and efficiency.

* Lead the charge in driving continuous improvement initiatives
* Collaborate with other departmental heads to identify areas of optimisation and implement strategic solutions
* Set ambitious targets and KPIs across the business
* Champion a culture of empowerment and learning
* Act as a key member of the SLT to provide guidance to short, medium and long-term objectives

You will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of passionate professionals dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

You'll have the autonomy to make a real impact, driving cultural improvement and shaping the future of the business.

We are looking a manufacturing-wizz that has demonstrated a strong appreciation for operational excellence and delivering meaningful practices that have improved an manufacturing operation.

If you feel as though this could be your next steps, then I invite you to apply.

Please contact Shaf Islam on for more information!

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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