Operations Manager

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £80000 - 90000

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1358557

 Job Description

Black Fox Solutions are working alongside one of our long-standing client, based in Downpatrick, to recruit an Operations Manager. As the successful operations manager you will assist the Operations

Black Fox Solutions are working alongside one of our long-standing client, based in Downpatrick, to recruit an Operations Manager.


As the successful operations manager you will assist the Operations Director in ensuring that the manufacturing processes run smoothly, business targets are met within company budgets so that Operations deliver products on time, in full and to the required quality.


Main Duties:


  • Order Fulfilment: ensuring that all customer orders are delivered with the highest quality in a time efficient manner.
  • Staffing: managing shift managers, organising staff and making sure labour targets are met.
  • Quality: ensuring quality is to the agreed standards and complaints targets are met.
  • Line Efficiency – OEE / Planning / Effective Labour Planning, assessing project and resources requirements.
  • Lean Manufacturing: Identifying and running Continuous Improvement Projects in order to improve processes, drive efficiencies and lower business costs.
  • Liaison with Engineering – Maintenance – Planned / Routine / Non-Routine / Breakdowns
  • Communication & Reporting – flow of accurate information upwards, downwards and across department
  • Traceability – contributing to effective trace-ability by ensuring production records are completed to the necessary standard
  • Audit Compliant – Audit ready at all times

What We Require:


  • 3 years’ experience in an operations management role within a food environment
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate an ever-expanding team
  • Experience of working with strict hygiene and technical requirements
  • Experience of delivering results to meet major retail customers’ requirements
  • The ability to demonstrate cost management and KPI achievement in waste and labour targets
  • Experienced in implementing lean manufacturing processes and techniques


If this sounds like the job for you or you’re just considering a change. We can help. For more information on this role or any other vacancies. Please do not hesitate to call us.


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Hope to hear from you soon,


Nathaniel Ferris


Recruitment Consultant