Operations Manager

Suffolk £60,000 p.a. - £65,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013638

A large and growing ingredients supplier has a requirement for an Operations Manager, based in Suffolk on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Production Director, the ideal candidate will have at least 5 years‘ experience within production management experience within FMCG environment.



Commutable from: Suffolk, Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Lowestoft


Salary: £ Negotiable plus extensive company benefits



The Role of Operations Manager:


  • Drive continuous improvement and deliver challenging volume requirements within set cost parameters

  • Monitor and control key business performance indicators to promote sustainable business operations

  • Strategize a plan to produce ingredients and continuously develop efficient allocation of resources within the team

  • Develop cross functional relationships to drive efficiency of process

  • Monitor and control budgets for all cost centres associated with production

  • Lead adherence to health, safety and environmental control

  • Uphold compliance standards including hygiene, quality and food safety



The Person:


  • Excellent organisational ability to facilitate project completion timescales and also ability to manage junior staff

  • Experience managing a team in a food (FMCG) manufacturing environment

  • Excellent working knowledge in Continuous Improvement processes

  • A strong collaborator who can build relationships, who can motivate a team

  • Someone with a creative thought process who is a skilled problem solver

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years‘ experience in food production or ingredients supply



To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths, thanks.

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