Operations Director

Recruiter
BV Dairy
Location
Shaftesbury
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
12 Mar 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Profile
We are looking to appoint a hands on Operations Director to manage our Operations team based in Shaftesbury. You will be a key member of the small team of Directors working in a time critical fresh food environment ensuring a smooth and effective operation with direct responsibility for:

  • Developing the Production, Engineering and Technical strategy; leading and inspiring your team to implement those strategic goals.
  • Management of the day to day running and operational procedures/performance of your areas of responsibility through your senior management team.
  • Leading and motivating your team in the pursuit of demanding quality, productivity and cost targets, ensuring challenging service levels are met
  • Measure and improve areas that require development, mentoring and supporting your team in the delivery of these
  • Driving forward the growth plans for B V Dairy, making a tangible contribution to the development of future plans and strategies for the company.
  • Deliver best in class manufacturing KPIs
  • Ensuring the company is fully compliant in line with both the business and legal Environmental, Health & Safety requirements.

About You
As an experienced FMCG professional, with a strong, hands on operational management background, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of success in a fast moving Food manufacturing environment.
  • A customer facing approach, with the ability to display how you have put this approach in to practice.
  • Strong leadership and excellent all-round managerial skills, coupled with the ability to motivate your team and make quick and effective decisions whilst working under pressure.
  • Progression through businesses of a medium size; at least 8 years experience in a senior role
  • Demonstrate how you have used IT systems to support the introduction and development of new technology.
  • Evidence of the ability to nurture and develop a team

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