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Operations Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

Job Details

Operations Manager - Nights - Food Manufacturing

Location:  Northamptonshire
Salary: £60,000
Working Hours: Panama Shifts (Nights)
Company: A leading, innovative food manufacturer (name withheld)

About the Role:

Are you a natural leader with a knack for optimizing production and hygiene standards? Our client, a dynamic and rapidly growing food manufacturer, is seeking a driven Operations Manager for the night shifts. In this role, you'll ensure that areas of responsibility are operating at the highest standards, aligning with business goals and objectives. This is your chance to lead a highly motivated team, driving continuous improvement and excellence in a 24/7 operation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all products meet the correct standards consistently, in line with food safety and company procedures.
  • Maintain exceptional standards of hygiene and housekeeping, meeting company procedures, audit requirements, and customer expectations.
  • Follow agreed schedules and ensure production targets are met.
  • Conduct internal audits as required.
  • Monitor production, drive performance through continuous improvement, and make performance data visible.
  • Be proactive in the factory, motivating staff and resolving issues promptly.
  • Attend all necessary meetings and keep the factory manager updated with relevant information.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to drive performance and improvements.
  • Proven ability to manage hygiene and production standards in a food manufacturing environment.

What Our Client Offers:

  • A fantastic company culture that values innovation and teamwork.
  • Consistent growth and career development opportunities.
  • A supportive and engaging workplace where people are rewarded for their contributions.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Join our client’s team and lead the way to operational excellence in a fast-paced, innovative food manufacturing environment. Apply now to make a significant impact on their growth journey!



Operations Manager - Nights, Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Production Management, Continuous Improvement, Hygiene Standards, Leadership, Night Shifts, Panama Shifts


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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