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S227 - Operations Manager - Fruit - West Midlands

De Lacy Executive is looking to recruit a progressive and forward thinking individual for an Operations Manager position within a successful produce company in the West Midlands. Liaising with senior management, this is a rare opportunity to join a well established company responsible for the storage, packing and distribution of fruit to supermarket customers. The successful candidate will have previous experience of managing people within a packing/production environment and a track record of implementing change.

De Lacy Executive is looking to recruit a progressive and forward thinking individual for an Operations Manager position within a successful produce company in the West Midlands. Liaising with senior management, this is a rare opportunity to join a well-established company responsible for the storage, packing and distribution of fruit to supermarket customers. The successful candidate will have previous experience of managing people within a packing/production environment and a track record of implementing change.

Key Responsibilities:

Accountable for day-to-day site operations and sustaining precision within a varied workload.

Ensuring communication between Production, Logistics and QC is on-going and utilised to maintain an environment of continuous improvement.

To ensure efficient and cost effective running of the production process within the Packhouse.

Effectively organise and manage resources and people, maintaining adequate cover to meet operational demands.

Training of staff and managers to ensure maximum ability.

Providing a leadership support function to teams and motivating staff to achieve production goals.

Ensuring KPIs are monitored and production targets are met.

Manage HS, ensuring importance and compliance with health, safety, environmental legislation and company standards.

Requirements:

Previous experience in a similar business - Fresh Produce would be preferable however someone with similar experience in a packing environment would of course be considered.

Ability to develop, lead and motivate teams.

To focus on key tasks in a busy environment

Ability to plan and prioritise workloads.

Ability to solve problems and identify risk.

Proven ability to cope under pressure and meet operational deadlines.

Ability to motivate and work effectively and collaboratively with others and independently without supervision.

Excellent communication skills and ability to develop effective relationships.

Experience of working within a continuous improvement environment

A full UK driving licence.

IT literate.

Tenacious and strong willed

Reliable and dependable

SALARY: A competitive salary is offered depending on experience.

To apply for this great career opportunity please e-mail your CV to sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk and for more information please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485527. Thank you.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: S227
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , Logistics/Warehouse/Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Technical Manager
  • Salary: A competitive salary is offered depending on experience.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,