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Operations Director

Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production, General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Operations Director | Food | Lincoln

Salary: DOE (overall package and benefits are aligned with market value currently)

Are you an accomplished, proven Senior Operational leader, already operating at a Head of Operations/Operations Director level, with experience in overseeing either Food or Fresh Produce production/manufacturing sites? Do you have vast amounts of experience/a proven track record in implementing change, improving Operational performance, and driving behavioural/cultural development? If you do, then we want to hear from you...

We are working closely with a well-established business who over the past several years have been working really hard to develop aboth their high performing team, and their operation throughout. Identifying an opportunity for growth, the business have been significantly investment over the past year or so, with plenty of plans in place for the future as well.

With change and growth on the horizon, the current Operations Director is due to move forward in their pathway, and so is looking for someone to pick up where they leave things. There is a fantastic opporutnity for someone that wants to be involved for the long term, be part of exciting growth and change and be at the forefront of making a real difference

About the Role

As Operations Director, you will report to the Managing Director, overseeing all operational aspects of the business. Ultimately, this will be working at a strategic level, looking at efficiencies and productivity, and ensuring the highest yield is produced, whilst maintained cost-effectiveness for a lot of the major UK retailers. You will have all H&S, Engineering, Supply Chain and Production reporting in to you, and P&L responsibility and oversight for these.

As mentioned, you will handle all CAPEX and project related budgets, and be pivotal in the role out of new site developments, machinery and further investment in the operational side of the business.

What do you need?
  • Proven experience within a Senior Operational role within Food or Fresh Produce manufacturing.
  • Ability to engage and motivate all different levels of the workforce/team.
  • Tangible examples of site development, improvements and handling of CAPEX projects.
  • Multi department management, including P&L experience and collaborative management.

How to Apply?

If this sounds of interest, and want a confidential conversation, please apply via the link or email


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

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