Operations Manager - JO-1610-1508

Ref: JO-1610-1508 | Permanent | Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Operations Manager
Job Reference: JO-1610-1508
Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Production and Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UK’s biggest and brightest food companies in little more than 20 years. It takes people who want to lead the food manufacturing industry, entrepreneurial spirits who make things happen with agility and pace. Individuals who seek out challenge - and thrive on it. In fact, it takes the 2 Sisters Food Group and professionals like you: people managers excited about making an impact in the food production industry.

You will be at the heart of this success story who supply chilled and frozen fish products to the highest standard of customers, one being M&S, for those in the know these are the highest standards in food retail production and as such a great step forward your career.

About the Role:

The Operations Manage role will form part of the Operations Management team on site, and is a key role reporting into the Site General Manager. Their main responsibility will be to effectively manage the day-to-day Factory operations & ensure all manufacturing performance KPIs are achieved in line with Company procedures. On a day to day basis the Operations Manager will be expected to deal with the fulfilment of customer orders & individual line performance whilst providing management expertise to 4 Production Manager, as well as:

  • Providing direction and support to the Production Managers, managing and facilitating their performance and development and ensuring departmental structure and skills are developed to meet changing requirements
  • Having responsibility for all aspects of food safety and quality in the department ensuring QMS is implemented and effective audit procedures are established with the correct level of training given
  • Deriving an advance labour plan for the department and review on a weekly basis
  • Controlling labour and materials at cost level and account for any anomalies
  • Delivering customer service levels at agreed target levels and continuously identify areas for improvement.
  • Identifying changes in process/method that will lead to productivity improvement
  • Developing communication between and within shifts and departments

About You:

Ideal candidates will have experience of a production facility with up to 300 indirect reports. They will also have experience of working within food manufacturing at First Line Manager level or above, as well as:

  • The ability to drive results in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience of driving improvement within area / department
  • Ability to coach and mentor people who manage people
  • Strong leader who leads by example
  • Excellent communication/engagement skills at all levels of the business
  • Financial / commercial awareness
  • The ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure