Senior Operations Manager

Job Title: Senior Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Durham, County Durham
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car and Package
Reference: NE 55498_1489502153
Contact Name: Neil Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2017 14:35

Job Description

My client is one of the UK's leading food manufacturers, with a diverse product portfolio. Due to a period of sustained growth & expansion, they are now in search of a high-calibre candidate to lead a well established site in the North East.

The Operations Manager will lead the sites overall manufacturing operations and give direction to the factory management team. Reporting to the Site Director, the role will provide the appropriate managerial and technical expertise to ensure that all business functions meet customer demands. You will be tasked with delivering a site capable of sustainable world-class manufacturing.

The Operations Manager will have:

  • Experience of leading a high quality food manufacturing operation
  • Previous experience of identifying efficiencies and business improvements across all business areas
  • The ability to communicate ideas & strategies effectively across the business, generating engagement from all stakeholders
  • Establishing and maintaining clear communications with the departmental managers as a group. Develop and coach this group of people to improve their leadership capabilities and empower them to make effective decisions.
  • Overseeing all on site Operations to create a highly motivated management team, with a strong emphasis on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement

This is a fantastic opportunity offering a senior role within a established & high quality food manufacturing business in a new state of the art facility. With multiple expansion plans currently being explored, this is an exciting time to be joining the business.


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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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