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Operations Manager

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    Greater Manchester, England

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus

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    Naomi Clarke

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    2 months ago

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    Naomi Clarke

Operations Manager

I am recruiting for an Operations Manager to join a global food manufacturer based in North Manchester.

The role is Friday to Monday. (Friday-Monday, Fr, Mon 9:30am-3:30pm, Sat, Sun 7am-7pm)

The role is offering £55,000 per annum, 10% bonus, Healthcare and 25 days holiday

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishing clear operational and project goals for each direct report and department in support of stated business objectives and strategies.

  • Work with Factory Leadership to identify opportunities for improvements to products, process, people, systems and equipment. Where practical recommend methods to achieve these improvements.

  • Ensuring to cooperate with Quality, HSE and Engineering departments effectively

  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply and Scheduling systems for intervention of the weekend period to optimise service and production performance

  • Measure operational performance of key productivity indicators on an on-going basis across the weekend shift providing coaching and corrective measures as required. Ensure all work is fully aligned with the Monday to Friday operation

  • Developing and tracking financial performance, with team for the annual expense budget

  • Ensuring that the process is continuously improved with systematically implemented innovations

  • Effective delegation of the tasks among the team as well as ensuring that it is performed in cooperation with weekday teams to maintain the 24/7 cycle without delays

  • Providing periodic coaching sessions to staff

  • Tracking and developing financial performance of the company


  • Degree qualified in Manufacturing, Engineering or Food Science

  • Extensive operations experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Preferably come from food background preferably or otherwise FMCG or Pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience of change management process

  • Extensive people management experience

  • Experience of working with senior management groups, across several areas

If you are an Operations Manager and feel you fit the role requirements then please get in touch now!