K+C Engineering and Manufacturing recruitment are currently recruiting for an Operations Director within the Food Manufacturing industry. Having been established for over 100 years, they supply base products for the drinks industry with a list of clients that have been using this company as a supplier for many years.
Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a significant role for the business. With recent expansion/investment program, increasing automation and a real focus on process and quality improvement, we need a seasoned manufacturing site manager who can demonstrate a record of delivery & achievement. The profile and importance of this role / site within the business means you will join the Management Board.
As Operations Director, you will be accountable for:
- Operations planning and strategy
- Working with the board to prepare and control operational budgets, control and plan effective strategies to support the financial well-being of the company
- Implement Lean / Continuous Improvement
- Set achievable yet challenging KPIs
- Develop and improve customer-lead processes
- Encourage and promote a safety-first’ culture
The successful candidate will come from a regulated food manufacturing background. You will be a strong leader, with both a strategic and hands-on approach. You will be experienced in communicating at all levels from shop floor through to board. A track record of how you motivate teams, plan organisational design and develop high performing teams is essential.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this vacancy. If you are not selected for this particular position, your CV will be kept on file and you may be contacted for other suitable roles in the future.
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