Operational roles are never easy and this one is no exception - if you're looking for a caretaking role then it's probably not worth reading on. However, if you come alive when the chips are down and love nothing more than a turnaround project then this could be right up your street!
You'll be standout and driven Operations Manager / Factory Manager and will assume full autonomy for the running of this fast paced and high profile manufacturing facility. Whilst this business continues to achieve excellent sales there are a number of Operational initiatives which need putting in place to enable continued growth moving forward. With plenty to go at this really represents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to come in and make an impact - you can really make this role whatever you want it to be!
Reporting directly into the General Manager you will be number 2 on site and have a degree of ownership and autonomy which is second to none. With full accountability for the day to day running of this operation you will play an instrumental part in identifying and implementing the manufacturing strategy in order to achieve further success.
As a key member of the Senior Team you will be an inspirational and charismatic leader with a number of direct reports across the operational piece and responsibility for around 300 people. With a flair for management you will have an inclusive management style which easily gains the buy from all, whilst being able to influence across the greater business.
Inherent in any senior role is the ability to achieve through your people and drive both cultural and operational change - as such you will have a track record of success of delivering sustainable change through Lean Manufacturing principles.
To be considered for this role you will be an existing, Operations Manager /Factory Manager / Head of Operations / Manufacturing Manager from a food manufacturing background and have a track record of success which sets you apart from the rest. If this is you then please contact Gareth Whyatt at The Sterling Choice on 01733 391 515 or alternatively please APPLY NOW!
The Sterling Choice is a specialist Food and FMCG recruitment organisation recruiting across disciplines such as Production, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Technical, NPD, Engineering and Human Resources.
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