Operations Manager

Milton Keynes
£65000 - £70000/annum Benefits
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Operations Manager
Salary - £65,000 - £70,000 + Benefits
Location - Milton Keynes

Are you open to joining a multi site business and have experience taking a senior position in an established and very successful food manufacturing environment?

This food company is a great food manufacturer that is now seeking a food manufacturing all-rounder who has had both P&L responsibility and dealt with CAPEX. With their great products being found in a wide range of places and provided to the food service sector, they are constantly aiming to be the best in their field and keep developing and improving what they bring to the market. It is without a doubt a fast paced environment to be in so this isn't a role for everyone and people manager is undoubtedly what they are looking for. Are you their next Operations Manager?

The Operations Manager will:
* Contribute to the development of the manufacturing unit in order to achieve all objectives.
* Ensure that factory & product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
* Identify CAPEX projects and prioritise these.
* Support and develop a culture within their factory operation where individuals feel able to challenge the status quo and encourage feedback from all levels.
* Have direct involvement in the selection process for their direct reports alongside having responsibility for the recruitment of the right calibre of people for levels below direct reports.
* Carry out coaching with any direct reports such as other managers.
* Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
* Proactively looks at ways to improve the factory operation through Continuous Improvement and Lean principles.

If this Operations Manager opportunity sounds like the role you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing an operation and challenging existing ways of working within the food manufacturing environment (essential)- please do apply for this latest opening. This is undoubtedly an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with plans to have large amounts of responsibility and get very involved in long and short term business goals.

To be considered for this role, you may have come from a role such a factory manager within another similar company such as one that produces ready meals, meat based products or sandwiches. Other backgrounds may include an operations manager role or alternatively a senior Production Manager looking to step up. Alongside this, having a positive and hands-on way of working will also really allow you to make the most of this opportunity!

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Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, Factory Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas