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Head of Operations

Henderson Brown
England, Norfolk
Closing date
12 Mar 2021

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Job role: Head of Operations
Location: Norfolk
Salary: On application

We are pleased to be working exclusively with a brilliant family owned food business in the search for a Head of Operations to oversee their main manufacturing site. We are searching for a talented Operations professional to look at all aspects of the business operation and sit within their senior management team.

This role will be about promoting a continuous improvement culture and implementing new processes to drive performance. You will need to bring energy and motivate your team to progress manufacturing units to the next level making it truly world class.
The task at hand will be to implement the strategy down to the day to day and you will need to be at the forefront of to make this a success. As all UK food manufacturing continues to develop and change with challenges around labour, cost and automation there will be an emphasis on future proofing the business operationally and working closely with other senior managers to improve OEE and deliver margin, quality and service.
Responsible for all operational aspects of the business including processing, packing, H&S, logistics and engineering. You will be the number one in operations!

Of graduate calibre, it is likely that you have experience of running a large production units already and want to progress to the next stage. This opportunity will test your man management, planning and organisational skills as it is a 'hands on' culture, yet you will be given the opportunity to test your strategic thinking. You will have a minimum of 5 years experience recently in the food sector and have managed large operational teams. If you have an engineering background or bias that would be preferable although not essential.

If you are ready for the next challenge, you are prepared for hard work and you want to play a part in shaping the operation of this business, then this role is for you.
The remuneration will be dependent on experience, but this is a great opportunity to really implement some change and its a great culture to be part of.

If this is you then get in touch with Henderson Brown today to view all of our current food jobs and fresh produce jobs and also to find out more about our, fresh produce recruitment and food recruitment services.


Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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01733 235111
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood
United Kingdom
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