Location: Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Agricultural
Contact Name: Ray Jones

Operations Manager-Fresh Food

Job Description

My client is a large grower and distributor of fresh produce to the major retailers throughout the UK and is seeking an accomplished Operations Manager to oversee the whole busienss from import and through to packing and despatch.

Your keyt areas of responsibility will be

  • To plan and maintain physical layout of the packhouse ensuring safe, ergonomic and efficient throughput
  • Build, develop and maintain a strong professional team of key personnel with relevant skills in order to control and improve the organisation and quality of work
  • To ensure that all Company technical and managerial systems are implemented and maintained in all packing operations
  • To ensure that all practices and procedures executed in the packing areas comply with statutory and corporate Health & Safety Regulations
  • To ensure that all practices and procedures executed in the packing areas comply with Food Safety systems
  • To promote the Company's interests with customers

You will be an accomplished Operations Manager with a thorough understanding of the food and fresh produce market and be capable of leading the business on a day to day basis whilst also assisting with the long term strategic growth.

Your key areas of expertise will include;-

  • Knowledge of Lean principles, processes, tools and practice.
  • Excellent coaching and facilitation skills.
  • Track record of successful packhouse management
  • Ability to influence people, drive change and a continuous improvement culture

Experience of the BRC audit and HACPP process

On offer is an attractive basic salary and company benefits package.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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