Skip navigation

A763 - Operations Manager - North East Scotland

De Lacy Executive seek an experienced, hands-on Operations Manager to join a highly successful, leading UK company which is benefiting from rapid and sustained expansion.

De Lacy Executive seek an experienced, hands-on Operations Manager to join a highly successful, leading UK company which is benefiting from rapid and sustained expansion.

You will be required to efficiently and effectively manage the daily production and distribution functions for a monogastric animal compound feed mill, ensuring compliance with industry legislation codes of practice. Responsibilities will also include procurement of plant equipment and raw materials, management and stock control.

This is an exciting role that could offer the successful candidate a solid and progressive career opportunity.

The role and responsibilities:

Oversee production runs ensuring optimum mill efficiency farm feed requirements are met

Manage stocks of raw materials oversee in-take schedules

Involvement in the procurement of raw materials, plant and equipment for feed mill using best business practice

Responsibility for the management, training development of the mill team

Develop oversee planned preventative maintenance schedules in order to achieve maximum production throughputs

Implement oversee planned cleaning schedules

Ensure hygiene standards (including pest control) are maintained

Ensure all legislation codes of practice (UFAS, VMD and LA) are followed all aspects of the site Quality Management System are complied with

Ensure bio-security hygiene precautions on farms are observed at all times

Develop and implement a procurement management policy

Develop and implement a plant and equipment procurement management policy

Liaise with Senior Management Team to drive continuous cost improvements throughout the milling and procurement functions

Produce timely budget and financial forecasts

Identify problems or inefficiencies implement solutions

Candidate Requirements:

Proven management experience in a production environment is essential

A background in agriculture or feed milling will be an advantage

Good financial understanding and business acumen

Qualifications and/or experience in health safety, environmental requirements and HACCP is desirable

Excellent communication and team working skills

Strong negotiation skills

Natural decision-maker, able to exercise judgement and take responsibility for the consequences of actions and decisions

Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks

Excellent analytical and numeric skills

Good IT skills

Remuneration:

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to include a highly competitive salary and life assurance.

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call:

Amanda Latham on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485524 Mobile 07730 218934

To apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to:

amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application. More information about our processing activities can be found at www.delacyexecutive.co.uk/privacypolicy. Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: A763
  • Type: Manufacturing/Facilities/Production Manager
  • Salary: An excellent remuneration package is on offer to include a highly competitive salary and life assurance.
  • Location: SCOTLAND,