Operations Manager

Just Recruitment Group
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an established Colchester based company within the FMCG industry who are seeking an Operations Manager to join their team.

You will have previous food manufacturing experience as a Operations Manager or at a Senior level.

Duties will include:
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, which will move the business towards world-class manufacturing. This will include maintenance strategies, improved training, planning and adoption of lean and good manufacturing philosophies.
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.
Managing direct reports, assuring the continued professional development of yourself and others, recommending relevant training interventions for employees under your management.

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 for this role:
The salary is £40,000 - £45,000
Hours of work are 40 hours per week
Looking for someone to support and drive the site forward
A leader who will challenge the Production and Operations of the business
Holidays are 33 days (this includes 8 statutory)
Benefits - pension, life assurance, health care
The role will report to the Site Director
Food Manufacturing background

If you would like to find out more information then please contact Andrew Potts on (Apply online only) or email

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