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Operations Manager - Essex

Job Reference: MW11266

Employer/Agency Name: ElevateRTC

Location: Essex

Job Sector: Food, FMCG

Salary/Package: £40k-£45k

Date Posted: 19/06/2017

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Operations Manager

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Hours: Mon-Fri 5.30am - 3.00pm, Sat 4am - 11am 

Our client, a highly successful and rapidly growing food business is looking for an Operations Manager to join their team. The successful Operations Manager will work alongside the Directors and QA Managers and will be responsible for motivating, engaging and managing the operations team.

Operations Manager Responsibilities

   » Ensure individuals are clear on what’s expected of them, they have the tools, knowledge and skills to be able to do the job and they receive regular useful feedback and encouragement.
   » Bring about significant change within the factory, reviewing each process and implementing changes in line with lean manufacturing theory.
   » Be prepared to coach, mentor and train your team on a timely basis.
   » Managing systems, policies and procedures to deliver safe, effective, timely business results.
   » Ensure you and your team adhere to, support, behave and operate in line with agreed business process and policy.
   » Responsible for the daily coordination and execution of all food manufacturing operations, overseeing production, planning, quality control and maintenance. 
   » Responsible for health and safety on site. 

Operations Manager Requirements

   » Experience of working within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector
   » Experience in Operations or Production Management.
   » Good understanding of Manufacturing processes and procedures
   » Willingness to embrace change, and develop people within your team
   » Good understanding of health and safety at work.
   » The ability to work to tight deadlines.
   » Knowledge of HACCP. Understanding or experience of BRC would be an advantage. 
   » Previous experience of Lean Manufacturing
   » Problem solving skills
   » A background in fresh chilled meat/poultry is preferred.

In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with this opportunity to work for this impressive organisation. Furthermore, this includes a competitive salary.

Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited are a specialist FMCG / Food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of vacancies that we are working in the sector – please get in touch for further details.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Commutable from: Dartford, Gravesend, Dagenham, Romford, Brentwood, Basildon, Grays

Keywords: FMCG, Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, CI, Lean, Meat, Poultry, Logistics, Distribution, Warehouse, Food, Production Manager, Production Team Leader, Shift Leader, Shift Manager, Operations Manager

Job Titles: Operations Manager, Factory Manager, Site Operations Manager, Wholesale Manager, Depot Manager, Production Manager

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