Operations Manager - Derbyshire - Permanent

Spencer Ogden
Newton Solney
29 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Manager - Derbyshire - Permanent

The Client:

Our client is looking for an energetic and driven Operations Manager to join a fast growing global organisation within food manufacturing industry based in Derbyshire.

The Role:
The Operations Manager is accountable for achieving the given standards for flesh, labour, ingredients, and packaging and energy costs for the site and has the line responsibility for the activities of the Production Managers, Operations Team Leads and Line Controllers. You will be required to manage and control the production resources to achieve the site processing plans, to the correct specifications, quality and cost. In particular the role focuses on manpower utilisation and productivity Is required to co-ordinate activities to achieve agreed output and to effectively manage the technical aspects of the production in order that the Company quality standards are maintained and improved. The ideal candidate will be required to fully understand the financial performance for the area of control. To manage all budgets, raw materials and labour within budgeted targets whilst maximising the efficiencies of the process.
Staff management of Production Managers, Operations Team Leads, Line Controllers and Operatives. Responsible for managing, developing, training and motivating a team consisting of line managers and operatives. Control absence, performance issues using defined procedures when the need arises and conduct interviews as and when required.

Lead by example in promoting harmonious working environment in line with the Company's policies in Equal Opportunities, Harassment and Code of Ethics
Maintain and uphold all aspects of Company HR policies in particular standards of discipline, communication and industrial relations.
Develop, train, coach and motivate the Unit Team and Operatives, in conjunction with the HR department and carry out annual performance reviews
Advise or recommend any improvements to work methods which could improve productivity, performance or economy of operation.
To achieve planned requirements to Company and customer specifications with minimum reject and wastage resources. To be aware at all times of the operating efficiencies of processing equipment and any defects. To ensure communication occurs with the Engineering department such that defects are rectified promptly. Report immediately to management any required action outside their control.
Analyse and implement the weekly production plan for the factory and liaise closely with the Factory and planning manager such you are aware of any shift of targets. Any potential shortfalls advise the Factory Manager.
Communicate regularly and effective with the Factory Manager, Production Managers and Business Unit Leaders in order that they are fully briefed on all aspects of factory operations in particular the achievement or productively standards versus those budgeted.
Keep up to date with relevant processing developments, advising and recommending any changes which could make qualitative or quantitative improvements to the efficiency, productivity, quality or costs of the operation.
Also to encourage other line managers to constantly challenging existing methods in pursuit of enhanced efficiency
Maintain regular statistics as specified in order to measure key aspects of production achievement versus target and budgeted costs
Report to the Factory/General Manager immediately any occurrence that could affect the finances or security of the company or put its name into disrepute

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office