Factory Manager, Operations Manager - Norfolk

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job Type: Operations/Production
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £65-85k
  • Date Posted: 01/09/2022
  • Expiry Date: 15/10/2022

Head of Manufacturing

**** Exclusive Role **** An exciting opportunity for a Head of Factory Operations

Posted by: Silven

Job title: Factory Manager, Operations Manager,

Location: Norfolk

Salary: £65-85k

The Candidate

  • You will have previous Senior Operational Management experience in a chilled food manufacturing environment
  • Have HACCP certification/ knowledge of HACCP
  • Great communication skills, lots of personality and confidence
  • Ability to drive performance and have strong CI/ Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Have a strong analytical brain and commercial awareness
  • Understand the needs of the retailers and their standards


The Role 

Reporting to the Site Director, you will be a key member of the senior team on this busy Food Manufacturing site, with two factory unit managers directly reporting to you and a talented team production team you will lead and mentor them to deliver outstanding results across all Company KPI’s.

  • Drive profitability, create, implement and manage business strategies to achieve the objectives and to provide continual stimulus to its growth and operational efficiency.
  • Develop and oversee budgets, plans and programs to ensure the optimum utilisation of available equipment, space, facility and human resource necessary to attain manufacturing objectives.
  • Establish group and individual accountabilities throughout departments for problem solving and cost reduction, both on a permanent and ad-hoc basis, depending on need.
  • Encourage use of new CI techniques and focus on fact-based problem solving.
  • Ensuring H&S is a key focus for all those on site


The Company

  • My client is a well-established food manufacturing business
  • A multi-site company with this role based in Norfolk


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting reference MC11799 or call Maxime Cable on 07792 465247