Senior Management
South East England
Depending on Experience

Head of Operations

Ref: 96| Posted: 1st Feb 2019

Bonfire Recruitment has an excellent opportunity for a Head of Operations for its retained FMCG client, a well-established and growing food manufacturing business in the South East of England.

Our client has went through a period of significant growth in the past few years and are keen to attract a qualified leader to take this food manufacturing business with an enviable reputation to the next stage with their well-established and recognisable company.

Reporting to the Group Head of Operations, and being a key member of the site executive team, responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and managing the day to day operation of the sizeable operation
  • Develop and control budget and spend, maximising revenue for the business taking account of staffing and sales forecasts to produce monthly capital review report
  • Building effective relationships with suppliers to deliver products and services to standards as and when required.
  • Ensure the products made are of excellent quality to the golden standard of BRH
  • Manage and build a fantastic team which encourages departments to collaborate and improve the efficiency of the factory
  • Ensuring that CCPs, food safety, health and safety, auditing, HACCP principles are being implemented
  • Proactively create methods to drive down costs and overheads to improve performance and overall site profitability
  • Drive continuous improvement with operational efficiency.

The preferred candidate is expected to have:

  • A proven track record within a senior management position within food manufacturing, managing all functions including Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, HSE etc.
  • Degree qualified in an engineering, business or financial discipline
  • Significant factory improvement operations experience
  • The ability to inspire operations team to achieve the highest standards
  • Capable of identifying and nurturing talent

Should you have this experience and are interested in learning more please contact Terry Mallin by sending your most recent CV via the webpage.

Interviews will start commencing in October 2017


About Bonfire Recruitment

Bonfire Recruitment has exclusive relationships with a selected number of manufacturers throughout the UK.

We have a strong understanding of how each of our partnered businesses operate and what type of candidates will suit best for the role.


Possible Previous Job Titles :

General Manager, Plant Manager, Site Manager, Factory Manager, Managing Director, Head of Operations, Operations Director, Director of Operations, Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager

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