Operations Manager

Prime Appointments
Earls Colne
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Operations Manager - £40,000 to £45,000

A well established company based in Essex with a well known brand are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager to join their food manufacturing company. You will have experience as an Operations Manager within a food manufacturing environment, have a proven history of working and setting budgets and forecasting while having superb knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management.

Operations Manager duties include:-
To work in a way that engages with employees of all levels in maintaining and improving their operational standards;
Achieve agreed production plan within budgeted costs and to specified quality, safety and hygiene standards;
Implement and manage continuous improvement activities in conjunction with other relevant departments. This will include maintenance strategies, improved training, planning and adoption of lean and good manufacturing philosophies;
Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets. Main 'impacts' are productivity standards, labour numbers, raw material costs;
Complete reports on area effectiveness, waste and labour, highlighting performance against agreed key performance indicators (KPIs);
Ensure a safe working environment and implement corrective actions and improvements in line with Company Policy. The reduction of waste and adherence to environmental policy;
Define and agree objectives with direct reports, reflecting the company objectives and motivate staff to achieve these;
To coach and mentor First Line Reports where applicable, to achieve succession planning for periods of high volume production.

Skills & experience for this Operations Manager role:-
A minimum of 5 years experience within the food manufacturing industry;
Knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management;
Working knowledge of budgets and forecasting;
Basic IT skills;
Ability to effectively communicate with staff at all levels within the company;
Strong leadership and organisational skills;
Capable of working in a fast paced and ever changing environment.

Benefits as the Operations Manager:-
Salary £40,000 to £45,000 per annum;
40 hours a week - Monday to Friday;
25 days annual leave PLUS 8 days bank holidays;
Life assurance;
Health care;
Free car parking on site.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for this role as an Operations Manager then please submit your CV via this website.

My name is Simon Clark and I work at the Witham branch of Prime-Appointments and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days your application for this position has been unsuccessful.