Operations Manager

England, North West England
£55000 - £65000 per annum
17 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Tom Jagger
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation FMCG are recruiting for an Operations Manager role for our client in The North West of England, a multi-site food manufacturing business who are a true leader in their field. The site has undergone significant investment recently, and we are now seeking a talented Operations Manager to help drive them to the next level.

Our client is looking for a driven and motivated individual join the leadership team on site. Operations Manager duties and responsibilities include:

- Leading a team of c200 operatives managed through a team of shift managers
- Driving productivity to maximise output whilst ensuring HSE standards are adhered to
- Implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques and instilling a culture of continuous improvement
- Coaching and mentoring staff on site and driving engagement within the team

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

- Degree qualified in a food science, engineering or related discipline
- A strong track record of working in a senior production/operational role in the food manufacturing industry, ideally chilled
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and motivate teams of staff
- A strong understanding of Continuous Improvement, a Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt qualification would be highly advantageous

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced production professional to join a thriving and growing business. If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Tom Jagger at Elevation Recruitment Group on 01709 723227.

Elevation FMCG is a specialist search and selection business dealing with mid-to senior management and director level roles across the UK food, drink and FMCG sectors. If you match all of the essential criteria and are in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.