Head of Operations

Alexander Steele
From £60,000 salary + package
Closing date
2 Feb 2021

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I am delighted to have been engaged with a Branded SME food manufacturing business in Wiltshire looking to bring a highly motivated Head of Operations on Board.

Reporting into the Operations Director, this role will have 4 direct reports and  will help drive and support the delivery of optimal performance  as the business looks to enter its next stage of growth. The role is paying from £60,000 + package for the right individual and would be a fantastic platform for someone looking to make the next step in their career to a senior / head of operations position.


The Role

  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement with well-established teams
  • Driving a culture of cost control and cost risk together with a high performing culture
  • Driving change with the teams to establish a culture of high performance across the balanced scorecard
  • Ability to liaise with key stakeholders
  • People leadership and change management particularly on culture change
  • Expert knowledge on operations and coaching the teams to perform at their best
  • Managing change and making sure a seamless transition to anything new- product, recipe, standards, processes and projects


The candidate

  • Degree qualified or equivalent qualification
  • NEBOSH qualified 
  • HACCP level 3+
  • Minimum 3-5 years management experience within the food industry 
  • A natural leader, highly motivated and engaged in improving the delivery across all functions of the business 
  • Experience and qualifications in lean / C.I improvement techniques 


Please feel free to get in touch for a more detailed overview of the opportunity or feel free to send your updated CV.



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