Operations Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 17/02/2020
  • Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • £competitive plus benefits
  • JP/6766

The Opportunity

Operations Manager


Are you an Operations Manager or Manufacturing Manager, used to a fast-paced, short shelf-life food manufacturing environment?

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
Salary:  £competitive plus benefits




  • Do you have a proven track record, over 5 years, as an Operations Manager or Manufacturing Manager, gained in a fast paced, unionised food manufacturing environment?
  • Ideally, your experience will include the manufacturing of short shelf-life products.
  • Also, it is desirable that you’ll be degree qualified or equivalent.
  • What is essential is that you will be able to demonstrate your achievements relating to KPI’s such as Safety, Quality, Performance, Delivery and Cost.
  • A background in Continuous Improvement will also be beneficial.


If you tick these boxes, please read on……




  • Reporting into the Site Manager, you will be directly responsible for a team of Area Production Managers and indirectly for over 200 other people, including Shift Managers, Production Operatives, Planners, etc.
  • Your key responsibility will be for the manufacture of products – directing activities involved with the production in a safe and compliant way, and driving continuous improvement, operational excellence, product quality and cost reduction.
  • Develop individuals and foster high performing autonomous teams in a culture of operational excellence and respect for others.




  • My client is a food manufacturer of short shelf-life products supplying many of UK’s grocery retailers
  • The business is investing in both its people and machinery.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JP/6766 to john.pollard@ silven.co. uk or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0845 003 6872 or mobile 07792 465338.