Operations Management background food or ingredients manufacturing
Change Management background including growth and scale-up
About Our Client
A leading specialist food ingredients manufacturer with a strong reputation for supplying the highest quality product used in many households around the UK. The business have embarked upon a period of high growth expanding into new products and new markets.
The Operations Manager will lead a team through a period of growth and scale up at a state of the art facility. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be capable of understanding complex engineering and manufacturing process and equipment. Through route cause analysis, the Operations Manager will be capable of extracting performance data such as OEE and line performance to devise a strategy to deliver product on-time and in full in the most efficient and profitable manner. You will lead positive change and build a culture of high performance. With P&L responsibility you will be capable of leading a profitable operations and responsible for the recruitment and training of staff to meet demand within budget. The Operations Manager will be lead the highest conformance with food regulations and H&S on site.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be from food, food ingredients or milling/extrusion process environment. You must have held a role in production or operational leadership in this industry. Ideally you will understand an SME and commercially led business and have a proven track record in delivering high quality product on time in full. You will be capable of understanding food manufacturing or related industry standards and have held P&L operational responsibility.
What's on Offer
Competitive salary + benefits