Site/ Operations Director
FMCG Food / Drink - Manufacturing
£Up to £70k

Job Title: 
Site/ Operations Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Manufacturing
Location: 
South East
Base Salary: 
£Up to £70k
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
SFD/896/10
About this position: 

Our client is a rapidly growing supplier of fresh produce to UK retail, foodservice and B2B markets. Due to such growth, they are looking to appoint an experienced operations director to lead their flagship operation.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the group managing director you will enjoy complete responsibility over a multifunctional operational team covering all processing and supply chain functions with 100+ staff.

 

  • Complete autonomy for site performance, you will deliver projects and drive operational excellence during a period of significant growth.

 

  • Will engage and manage customers relationships on site to ensure excellent service levels are achieved.

 

The Person: 
  • Ideally degree educated you will have a proven track record in a produce processing or similar food environment with the ability to prove you can increase site performance through the deployment of your strategy.

 

  • Candidates who have led major site overhaul/ upgrade initiatives are highly sought including leading capital investment and CI/ OPEX programs.

 

  • Will have excellent customer facing communication skills and leadership attributes.