Food Production Operations Manager

Branston Potatoes
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
05 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Food Production Operations Manager Location: Lincoln Hours: Monday-Friday 07:30-17:00 The Role: We're looking for an experienced Operations Manager to lead a rapidly expanding team. This role is the perfect platform for you to showcase your business experience in a challenging yet rewarding position. We are looking for someone that will drive standardisation across a multi shift pattern, and be pivotal in day-to-day and project improvements for safety, quality, performance and culture. Key attributes for this to be a success would be applications from fast paced food orientated environments with a passion for working with people. As the focal point for all prepared site activities, the Operations Manager's role is to inspire and coach staff at all levels, promoting and encouraging the Branston DNA. Focus on delivering continuous improvement within all production areas of the prepared division. The Operations Manager will show dedication to set and maintain standards whilst raising performance expectations across the site. Key responsibilities: Implementation of the site Health and Safety policy, working with the Company Health and Safety advisors to ensure staff awareness of all health and safety initiatives and embed a safety first culture. Management and communication across all areas of the packing process from raw material receipt through to finished product dispatch, setting challenging goals and targets for self and team. Ensure adherence to the quality management system so meeting customer requirements and internal Branston standards whilst driving line performance and working to eliminate all forms of waste. Implement and manage change to drive continual improvement through the processes, utilising department resources available to the fullest. People are a big part of Branston and your input to their development offering coaching, training and support is a key part of your role and one that will measure success in the future. All aspects of operations and general site standards, ensuring quality considerations are paramount. Qualities An excellent communicator with a 'positive' approach to problem solving. Demonstrate ability to work in effective teams, displaying a 'can-do' attitude using initiative to act on opportunities the role will provide. Have the ability to motivate, innovate and anticipate. To have integrity, be diplomatic and impartial. Hold food safety qualifications and have experience with HACCP Hold health and safety qualifications such as IOSH/Nebosh