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Operations Manager

Alexander Steele
Competitive salary with excellent employee benefits
Closing date
21 Mar 2021
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Alexander Steele is delighted to be working in partnership with a large food manufacturing business based in Shropshire. We have been asked to assist the business with the recruitment of a new Operations Manager.

Reporting into the Site Director the new Operations Manager will lead a sizable team. This will be a highly visible role both within the manufacturing facility and with the business leadership.

The Role

  • Full responsibility (Safety, Quality, Service, Cost) for the largest production building on site
  • Lead, coach and develop a team of more than 100 colleagues.
  • Building an empowered organisation.
  • Playing a leading role in the site senior leadership team as they work together to transform the site.
  • Adopting a collaborative approach with stakeholders across all business units
  • Further develop the site health and safety culture to the highest level possible with a continuous focus on safe systems of work, accidents, and incidents
  • Support the engineering teams to identify opportunities to improve plant and performance through capital cases and also ongoing improvement projects.

The Candidate

  • An outstanding track record of delivery in Production / Operations within an automated Manufacturing environment, with an in-depth understanding of modern improvement tools and techniques.
  • A safety-first mind-set, creating, implementing, measuring and improving ways to drive a focus on zero accidents and incidents.
  • Quality driven with a methodical approach, driving operational efficiency and improvement out of every area of the operation.
  • Authentic, purpose driven, strong principles (esp. around Safety, Quality & People)

For the successful candidate the business is offering a highly competitive salary along with a car allowance, bonus, pension and healthcare.

Should you wish to learn more about this fantastic opportunity please apply with your most recent version of your CV.


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