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Operations Director

Posted 04.07.19

FMCG

Midlands-South

Permanent

£70,000 - £78,000 + car + bonus

Reporting to the UK Operations Director, the role will be both strategic and operational.  The successful applicant will be expected to maximise the turnover and profit within the operating area, whilst ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Management of the individual plant General Managers, supporting their achievement of profit targets and other key performance measures

• Achieving and maintaining high levels of customer service and retention

• Actively promoting the development of the existing customer base through organic growth

• Facilitating best practice developments across all plants

• Ensuring Health and Safety compliance and continuous improvement

• Building strong teams, leading by example

 

The successful candidate will:

• Have evidence of success in a similar management role, with at least 5 years’ experience of managing an area with turnover in excess of £40 million.

• Be highly commercial and have excellent business acumen, combining the ability to contribute to strategic planning, with the attention to detail required in a high transaction volume environment

• Possess experience of and be committed to Continuous Improvement of customer service standards

• Demonstrate the energy and ability to motivate and influence others across multi-functional teams and proven success in maximising people performance through effective leadership, with the capability of continually identifying new and improved ways of operation

• Be educated to degree level or equivalent

• Have significant experience, with proven delivery of operational leadership across multi-site locations

• Demonstrate use and knowledge of modern operational methods such as Six Sigma, Lean and Continuous Improvement 

• Live in the area from Birmingham to the South East

 

 

About Our Client

Part of a UK-owned group established for over 200 years with a turnover in excess of £200m, our client is a true industry leader in driving innovation and change, focusing on their people, their customers, technology and process improvement. They are now looking to recruit a truly inspirational leader. With multi-site responsibility for plants from the West Midlands to the South of England, the role represents the definitive opportunity for someone who is committed to customer excellence, recognises individual contribution and values innovation. 

Here at Kaizen, we are committed to filling executive roles with the highest calibre of people. We continually update our vacancies. To see our range of current positions, please see the opportunities listed below. Sometimes we work with clients to recruit to positions they do not want to be advertised, so please contact us to find out about other placements we have available.

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