Head of Operations, North East Scotland

Salary: £75K
Sector: Production/Operations
Location: North East Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is a successful food manufacturer and an award winning business with an exciting and innovative product range. The business is very dynamic and they are experiencing excellent growth.

Due to recent growth they are looking to expand their team with the role of a Head of Operations.

The role
To build a customer focused approach throughout the site ensuring delivery of quality, health & safety, efficiency, service level and cost targets.
Develop these targets to optimise the performance of the operation and staff within a culture of continuous development.
Engender the cross discipline co-operation and teamwork required to successfully deliver new developments and the ongoing improvement in standards.
Encourage the development of our team as individuals and collectively.
Enthusiastically share in the transfer of "best practice" within the group by taking part in product groups and cross site working groups.
Present the modern and professional attitude of the site to customers and within the group.
Meet all customer scorecards expectations
Ensure a high level of product quality is maintained
Develop a multi skilled and learning culture
Utilise and develop in house ERP system
Lead all operational capital and process projects
Manage H&S in the operation


The candidate
Must have:
Ambitious and dynamic
UK food manufacturing experience
Implementation of LEAN
Operated BRC or equivalent organisations
Quality culture
Experience of managing change
Senior management background
Strong leadership

Nice to have:
Degree educated
Project management experience
IT and systems proficient
Customer facing experience
Track record of mentoring and succession planning

What’s on offer?
A senior level salary commensurate with position level.
Company Car
Private Pension
Medical Insurance
Profit related bonus scheme


If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up-to-date CV to Simon Norris.

Due to the high number of applications, you will only be contacted if your CV is of interest to the role.
Meet your consultant
Simon Norris
simon@drnewitt.com

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